Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *scūvan, from Proto-Germanic *skeubaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skewbʰ-.

VerbEdit

schuven

  1. (transitive) to slide, to move smoothly over a surface
  2. (transitive) to shove, to push roughly
  3. (intransitive) to slide, to move oneself

InflectionEdit

Strong class 2
Infinitive schuven
3rd sg. past schôof
3rd pl. past schōven
Past participle geschōven
Infinitive schuven
In genitive schuvens
In dative schuvene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular schuve schôof
2nd singular schuufs, schuves schōofs, schōves
3rd singular schuuft, schuvet schôof
1st plural schuven schōven
2nd plural schuuft, schuvet schōoft, schōvet
3rd plural schuven schōven
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular schuve schōve
2nd singular schuufs, schuves schōves
3rd singular schuve schōve
1st plural schuven schōven
2nd plural schuuft, schuvet schōvet
3rd plural schuven schōven
Imperative Present
Singular schuuf, schuve
Plural schuuft, schuvet
Present Past
Participle schuvende geschōven

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: schuiven
  • Limburgish: sjuve

Further readingEdit

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “schuven”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN