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DanishEdit

NounEdit

smerten

  1. definite singular of smerte

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *smertan, from Proto-Germanic *smertaną.

VerbEdit

smerten

  1. (intransitive) to hurt, to smart

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • smarten (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English smeortan, from Proto-Germanic *smertaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

smerten

  1. To smart, injure, cause pain
  2. To smart, hurt, be injured
  3. To suffer (the consequences)

Usage notesEdit

While this wverb was originally a Class III strong verb, weak forms started to become prevalent in the Middle English period.

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

smerten m

  1. definite singular of smerte