Dutch

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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch weigeren, from Old Dutch *weigaron, *wēgaron, from Proto-West Germanic *waigrōn (to be stubborn).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛi̯.ɣə.rə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: wei‧ge‧ren
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯ɣərən

Verb

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weigeren

  1. (intransitive, transitive) To refuse, to deny (not to allow).

Inflection

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Conjugation of weigeren (weak)
infinitive weigeren
past singular weigerde
past participle geweigerd
infinitive weigeren
gerund weigeren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular weiger weigerde
2nd person sing. (jij) weigert weigerde
2nd person sing. (u) weigert weigerde
2nd person sing. (gij) weigert weigerde
3rd person singular weigert weigerde
plural weigeren weigerden
subjunctive sing.1 weigere weigerde
subjunctive plur.1 weigeren weigerden
imperative sing. weiger
imperative plur.1 weigert
participles weigerend geweigerd
1) Archaic.

Synonyms

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Afrikaans: weier
  • Negerhollands: weiger