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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch noemen, from Old Dutch *nuomen, from Proto-Germanic *nōmijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnumə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: noe‧men
  • Rhymes: -umən

VerbEdit

noemen

  1. (transitive) to call, to name
  2. (transitive) to mention
  3. (intransitive, proscribed, dialectal) to have as one's name
    Hoe noemt gij?
    What's your name?

Usage notesEdit

The sense “to have as name” is proscribed and limited to parts of Belgium. The standard verb for this sense is heten.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of noemen (weak)
infinitive noemen
past singular noemde
past participle genoemd
infinitive noemen
gerund noemen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular noem noemde
2nd person sing. (jij) noemt noemde
2nd person sing. (u) noemt noemde
2nd person sing. (gij) noemt noemde
3rd person singular noemt noemde
plural noemen noemden
subjunctive sing.1 noeme noemde
subjunctive plur.1 noemen noemden
imperative sing. noem
imperative plur.1 noemt
participles noemend genoemd
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: noem

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *nuomen, from Proto-Germanic *nōmijaną.

VerbEdit

noemen

  1. to name, to give a name to
  2. to call, to refer to by name
  3. to mention

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • noemen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • noemen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929