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DutchEdit

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 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

Further readingEdit

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