vechten

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vechten, from Old Dutch fehtan, from Proto-West Germanic *fehtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛxtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: vech‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɛxtən
  • Rhymes: -ɛxtən

VerbEdit

vechten

  1. (intransitive) to fight

InflectionEdit

Inflection of vechten (strong class 3)
infinitive vechten
past singular vocht
past participle gevochten
infinitive vechten
gerund vechten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (jij) vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (u) vecht vocht
2nd person sing. (gij) vecht vocht
3rd person singular vecht vocht
plural vechten vochten
subjunctive sing.1 vechte vochte
subjunctive plur.1 vechten vochten
imperative sing. vecht
imperative plur.1 vecht
participles vechtend gevochten
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: veg

Low GermanEdit

VerbEdit

vechten

  1. Alternative spelling of fechten

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch fehtan, from Proto-West Germanic *fehtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ-.

VerbEdit

vechten

  1. to fight
  2. to battle

InflectionEdit

Strong class 3
Infinitive vechten
3rd sg. past vacht
3rd pl. past vochten
Past participle gevochten
Infinitive vechten
In genitive vechtens
In dative vechtene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular vechte vacht
2nd singular vechts, vechtes vochts, vochtes
3rd singular vecht, vechtet vacht
1st plural vechten vochten
2nd plural vecht, vechtet vocht, vochtet
3rd plural vechten vochten
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular vechte vochte
2nd singular vechts, vechtes vochtes
3rd singular vechte vochte
1st plural vechten vochten
2nd plural vecht, vechtet vochtet
3rd plural vechten vochten
Imperative Present
Singular vecht, vechte
Plural vecht, vechtet
Present Past
Participle vechtende gevochten

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon fehtan (to fight), from Proto-West Germanic *fehtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną.

Cognate with English fight, Dutch vechten and German fechten.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vechten

  1. to fight

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit