swelten

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *sweltan, from Proto-West Germanic *sweltan, from Proto-Germanic *sweltaną.

VerbEdit

swelten

  1. to succumb, to collapse
  2. to be exhausted
  3. to waste away

InflectionEdit

Strong class 3
Infinitive swelten
3rd sg. past swalt
3rd pl. past swolten
Past participle geswolten
Infinitive swelten
In genitive sweltens
In dative sweltene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular swelte swalt
2nd singular swelts, sweltes swolts, swoltes
3rd singular swelt, sweltet swalt
1st plural swelten swolten
2nd plural swelt, sweltet swolt, swoltet
3rd plural swelten swolten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular swelte swolte
2nd singular swelts, sweltes swoltes
3rd singular swelte swolte
1st plural swelten swolten
2nd plural swelt, sweltet swoltet
3rd plural swelten swolten
Imperative Present
Singular swelt, swelte
Plural swelt, sweltet
Present Past
Participle sweltende geswolten

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: zwelten

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English sweltan, from Proto-West Germanic *sweltan, from Proto-Germanic *sweltaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

swelten

  1. To die; to pass away.
  2. To kill; to put to death.
  3. To faint or swoon.
  4. To swelter; to faint from heat.

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