Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdʋɛi̯lə(n)/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: dwei‧len
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯lən

Etymology 1

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From dweil +‎ -en.

Verb

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dweilen

  1. (transitive) to clean the floor using a floorcloth, e.g. with water and soap, or to dry with a floorcloth.
Inflection
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Conjugation of dweilen (weak)
infinitive dweilen
past singular dweilde
past participle gedweild
infinitive dweilen
gerund dweilen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular dweil dweilde
2nd person sing. (jij) dweilt dweilde
2nd person sing. (u) dweilt dweilde
2nd person sing. (gij) dweilt dweilde
3rd person singular dweilt dweilde
plural dweilen dweilden
subjunctive sing.1 dweile dweilde
subjunctive plur.1 dweilen dweilden
imperative sing. dweil
imperative plur.1 dweilt
participles dweilend gedweild
1) Archaic.
Derived terms
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Descendants
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  • Papiamentu: dweila, dweilu

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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dweilen

  1. plural of dweil