DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːrə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧ren
  • Rhymes: -eːrən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch leren, from Old Dutch lēren, from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

VerbEdit

leren

  1. (transitive) to learn
  2. (transitive) to teach
InflectionEdit
Inflection of leren (weak)
infinitive leren
past singular leerde
past participle geleerd
infinitive leren
gerund leren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular leer leerde
2nd person sing. (jij) leert leerde
2nd person sing. (u) leert leerde
2nd person sing. (gij) leert leerde
3rd person singular leert leerde
plural leren leerden
subjunctive sing.1 lere leerde
subjunctive plur.1 leren leerden
imperative sing. leer
imperative plur.1 leert
participles lerend geleerd
1) Archaic.
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: leer

NounEdit

leren

  1. Plural form of leer

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of lederen, from Middle Dutch lederijn, lederen (but also already leren). Equivalent to leer +‎ -en.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

leren (not comparable)

  1. made of leather
InflectionEdit
Inflection of leren
uninflected leren
inflected leren
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. leren
n. sing. leren
plural leren
definite leren
partitive

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

leren

  1. third-person plural future subjunctive of ler
  2. third-person plural personal infinitive of ler

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch lēren, from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

VerbEdit

lêren

  1. to learn
  2. to teach
  3. to tell

InflectionEdit

Weak
Infinitive lêren
3rd sg. past
3rd pl. past
Past participle
Infinitive lêren
In genitive lêrens
In dative lêrene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular lêre
2nd singular lêers, lêres
3rd singular lêert, lêret
1st plural lêren
2nd plural lêert, lêret
3rd plural lêren
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular lêre
2nd singular lêers, lêres
3rd singular lêre
1st plural lêren
2nd plural lêert, lêret
3rd plural lêren
Imperative Present
Singular lêer, lêre
Plural lêert, lêret
Present Past
Participle lêrende

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English lǣran (to teach); see learn (teach) (etymology 2) for more.

VerbEdit

leren

  1. to teach or instruct
  2. to guide or lead

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *laizijaną.

VerbEdit

lēren

  1. to learn
  2. to teach

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lēren”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *laizijaną, from *laizō (lore). Akin to Old Saxon lērian, Old Dutch lēren, Old English lǣran, Old Norse læra, Gothic 𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌾𐌰𐌽 (laisjan).

VerbEdit

lēren

  1. to teach

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit