Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch oversetten. Equivalent to over +‎ zetten. Compare Danish oversætte, German übersetzen, Norwegian Bokmål oversette, Swedish översätta, English overset.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoː.vərˌzɛ.tə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: over‧zet‧ten

Verb edit

overzetten

  1. to ferry (to move someone/something from one place to another in general, or over water in particular)
  2. (computing) to transfer
  3. (archaic) to translate
    Synonym: vertalen

Usage notes edit

The definition to translate is archaic and rarely used outside dialectal usage, but still exists in the Van Dale dictionary. The common term in standard use and in many dialects is vertalen.

Inflection edit

Conjugation of overzetten (weak, separable)
infinitive overzetten
past singular zette over
past participle overgezet
infinitive overzetten
gerund overzetten n
main clause subordinate clause
present tense past tense present tense past tense
1st person singular zet over zette over overzet overzette
2nd person sing. (jij) zet over zette over overzet overzette
2nd person sing. (u) zet over zette over overzet overzette
2nd person sing. (gij) zet over zette over overzet overzette
3rd person singular zet over zette over overzet overzette
plural zetten over zetten over overzetten overzetten
subjunctive sing.1 zette over zette over overzette overzette
subjunctive plur.1 zetten over zetten over overzetten overzetten
imperative sing. zet over
imperative plur.1 zet over
participles overzettend overgezet
1) Archaic.

Descendants edit

  • Negerhollands: overset

Anagrams edit