nijgen

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nigen, from Old Dutch *nīgan, from Proto-Germanic *hnīganą, *hnīwaną. Cognate with Old English hnigan, Old Norse hníga (Swedish niga).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

nijgen ‎(past singular neeg, past participle genegen)

  1. to bow down (out of politeness)
  2. to curtsey

ConjugationEdit

Inflection of nijgen (strong class 1)
infinitive nijgen
past singular neeg
past participle genegen
infinitive nijgen
gerund nijgen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular nijg neeg
2nd person sing. (jij) nijgt neeg
2nd person sing. (u) nijgt neeg
2nd person sing. (gij) nijgt neegt
3rd person singular nijgt neeg
plural nijgen negen
subjunctive sing.1 nijge nege
subjunctive plur.1 nijgen negen
imperative sing. nijg
imperative plur.1 nijgt
participles nijgend genegen
1) Archaic.

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