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DutchEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *delvan, from Proto-Germanic *delbaną.

VerbEdit

delven

  1. to delve, to dig, to excavate (create by digging)
  2. to bury

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • delven (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • delven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929