EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

donder (third-person singular simple present donders, present participle dondering, simple past and past participle dondered)

  1. Alternative form of daunder (stroll)

NounEdit

donder (plural donders)

  1. Alternative form of daunder (stroll)

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch donderen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔːnər/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

donder (present donder, present participle donderende, past participle gedonder)

  1. (intransitive) to plummet, tumble
    Die ou verloor sy balaans en donder agteroor van sy stoel af.
    The guy lost his balance and tumbled backwards off his chair.

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch donre. Compare German Donner, West Frisian tonger, English thunder.

NounEdit

donder m (uncountable)

  1. thunder (sound produced by a thunderstorm)
  2. (informal) the head or body
  3. (informal) a thing (as in not a single thing)
    Wat je nu doet haalt geen donder uit!
    What you're doing right now isn't achieving a thing!
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: donder
  • Negerhollands: donner, dondu
    • Virgin Islands Creole: dondu (dated)
  • Papiamentu: dònder, donder

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

donder

  1. first-person singular present indicative of donderen
  2. imperative of donderen