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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch vinden, from Old Dutch findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪndə(n)/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪndən

VerbEdit

vinden

  1. (transitive) to find (after searching)
    Gevonden!Found (it)!
    Ik zal je vinden.I'll find you.
  2. (transitive) to find, to come across
    Plots vond ik een pen.All of a sudden I found a pen.
  3. (transitive, copulative) to find, to think, to feel, to be of opinion
    Ze vinden de film walgelijk.They find the film disgusting.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of vinden (strong class 3)
infinitive vinden
past singular vond
past participle gevonden
infinitive vinden
gerund vinden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular vind vond
2nd person sing. (jij) vindt vond
2nd person sing. (u) vindt vond
2nd person sing. (gij) vindt vondt
3rd person singular vindt vond
plural vinden vonden
subjunctive sing.1 vinde vonde
subjunctive plur.1 vinden vonden
imperative sing. vind
imperative plur.1 vindt
participles vindend gevonden
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

VerbEdit

vinden

  1. to find (after searching)
  2. to find, to come across, to encounter
  3. to discover
  4. to judge, to deem
  5. to think of, to come up with

InflectionEdit

Strong class 3
Infinitive vinden
3rd sg. past vant
3rd pl. past vonden
Past participle gevonden
Infinitive vinden
In genitive vindens
In dative vindene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular vinde vant
2nd singular vints, vindes vonts, vondes
3rd singular vint, vindet vant
1st plural vinden vonden
2nd plural vint, vindet vont, vondet
3rd plural vinden vonden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular vinde vonde
2nd singular vints, vindes vondes
3rd singular vinde vonde
1st plural vinden vonden
2nd plural vint, vindet vondet
3rd plural vinden vonden
Imperative Present
Singular vint, vinde
Plural vint, vindet
Present Past
Participle vindende gevonden

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • vinden”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • vinden”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German findan.

VerbEdit

vinden

  1. to find

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

vinden m

  1. definite singular of vind

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

vinden m

  1. definite singular of vind

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

vinden

  1. definite singular of vind