wekken

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wekken, from Proto-Germanic *wakjaną, akin to Old Saxon wekkian, Old English weccan, Old High German wecchen (German wecken), Old Norse vekja (Swedish väcka).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wekken ‎(past singular wekte, past participle gewekt)

  1. (transitive) To wake, to wake up.
  2. (transitive) To cause, particularly of certain emotions.
    De oplichter nam geld op zonder argwaan te wekken.
    The swindler took money out of the bank without raising suspicion.

ConjugationEdit

Inflection of wekken (weak)
infinitive wekken
past singular wekte
past participle gewekt
infinitive wekken
gerund wekken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wek wekte
2nd person sing. (jij) wekt wekte
2nd person sing. (u) wekt wekte
2nd person sing. (gij) wekt wekte
3rd person singular wekt wekte
plural wekken wekten
subjunctive sing.1 wekke wekte
subjunctive plur.1 wekken wekten
imperative sing. wek
imperative plur.1 wekt
participles wekkend gewekt
1) Archaic.

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