schriven

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch scrīvan, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈskriːvən/, /ˈsxriːvən/

VerbEdit

schriven

  1. to write
  2. to notify in writing
  3. to note down
  4. to engrave

InflectionEdit

Strong class 1
Infinitive schriven
3rd sg. past schrêef
3rd pl. past schrēven
Past participle geschrēven
Infinitive schriven
In genitive schrivens
In dative schrivene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular schrive schrêef
2nd singular schrijfs, schrives schrēefs, schrēves
3rd singular schrijft, schrivet schrêef
1st plural schriven schrēven
2nd plural schrijft, schrivet schrēeft, schrēvet
3rd plural schriven schrēven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular schrive schrēve
2nd singular schrijfs, schrives schrēves
3rd singular schrive schrēve
1st plural schriven schrēven
2nd plural schrijft, schrivet schrēvet
3rd plural schriven schrēven
Imperative Present
Singular schrijf, schrive
Plural schrijft, schrivet
Present Past
Participle schrivende geschrēven

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: schrijven
    • Afrikaans: skryf
    • Sranan Tongo: skrifi
  • Limburgish: sjrieve

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

schriven

  1. Alternative form of shryven

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon skrīvan, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (originally) IPA(key): /skriːvən/

VerbEdit

schrîven

  1. to write (to write down words)
  2. to write (to contact someone via writing)
  3. to note, to make a note
  4. to describe, to depict, to account of events

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Derived termsEdit

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