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NounEdit

erven

  1. plural of erf

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch erven, from Proto-Germanic *arbijaną, denominative from *arbiją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbʰ- (change allegiance or status or ownership). Equivalent to erf +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

erven

  1. (transitive) to inherit
InflectionEdit
Inflection of erven (weak)
infinitive erven
past singular erfde
past participle geërfd
infinitive erven
gerund erven n
present tense past tense
1st person singular erf erfde
2nd person sing. (jij) erft erfde
2nd person sing. (u) erft erfde
2nd person sing. (gij) erft erfde
3rd person singular erft erfde
plural erven erfden
subjunctive sing.1 erve erfde
subjunctive plur.1 erven erfden
imperative sing. erf
imperative plur.1 erft
participles ervend geërfd
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

erven

  1. plural of erf

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *arbijaną, denominative from *arbiją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbʰ- (change allegiance or status or ownership). Equivalent to erve +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

erven

  1. to bequeath
  2. to grant, to assign (ownership of)
  3. to grant a place/parcel to, to take in
  4. to inherit
  5. to be inherited, to be granted through inheritance
  6. to be in charge, act as an owner

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive erven
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive erven
In genitive ervens
In dative ervene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular erve
2nd singular erfs, erves
3rd singular erft, ervet
1st plural erven
2nd plural erft, ervet
3rd plural erven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular erve
2nd singular erfs, erves
3rd singular erve
1st plural erven
2nd plural erft, ervet
3rd plural erven
Imperative Present
Singular erf, erve
Plural erft, ervet
Present Past
Participle ervende

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: erven
  • Limburgish: èrve

Further readingEdit

  • erven (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “erven”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN