verwarren

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch verwerren, derived from werren (to confuse, be confused), originally a strong verb. Analysable as ver- +‎ war (disorder) +‎ -en, but war, Middle Dutch werre, is deverbal. Cognate with German verwirren. Also related with English war.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑrən

VerbEdit

verwarren

  1. to tangle
  2. to confuse, confound, befuddle

InflectionEdit

Inflection of verwarren (weak, prefixed)
infinitive verwarren
past singular verwarde
past participle verward
infinitive verwarren
gerund verwarren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular verwar verwarde
2nd person sing. (jij) verwart verwarde
2nd person sing. (u) verwart verwarde
2nd person sing. (gij) verwart verwarde
3rd person singular verwart verwarde
plural verwarren verwarden
subjunctive sing.1 verwarre verwarde
subjunctive plur.1 verwarren verwarden
imperative sing. verwar
imperative plur.1 verwart
participles verwarrend verward
1) Archaic.