regenen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rēgenen, from Old Dutch *reganon, from Proto-Germanic *regnōną. Equivalent to regen +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː.ɣə.nə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧ge‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːɣənən

VerbEdit

regenen

  1. (impersonal) To rain, to precipitate.
    Het regent alweer.
    It's raining again.
  2. (impersonal, figuratively) To accumulate in large amounts, as though by rain
    Het regent klachten over je gedrag!
    It's raining complaints about your behaviour!
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) To pour down, to fall out of the sky in large amounts
    In de herfst regenen de bladeren van de bomen.
    In autumn, the leaves rain down from the trees.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of regenen (weak)
infinitive regenen
past singular regende
past participle geregend
infinitive regenen
gerund regenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular regen regende
2nd person sing. (jij) regent regende
2nd person sing. (u) regent regende
2nd person sing. (gij) regent regende
3rd person singular regent regende
plural regenen regenden
subjunctive sing.1 regene regende
subjunctive plur.1 regenen regenden
imperative sing. regen
imperative plur.1 regent
participles regenend geregend
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: reën

AnagramsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *reganon, from Proto-Germanic *regnōną. Equivalent to rēgen +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

rēgenen

  1. to rain

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

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