DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wōnen, from Old Dutch wonon, from Proto-West Germanic *wunēn, from Proto-Germanic *wunāną, from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋoːnə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wo‧nen
  • Rhymes: -oːnən

VerbEdit

wonen

  1. (intransitive) to live (in a certain place)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of wonen (weak)
infinitive wonen
past singular woonde
past participle gewoond
infinitive wonen
gerund wonen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular woon woonde
2nd person sing. (jij) woont woonde
2nd person sing. (u) woont woonde
2nd person sing. (gij) woont woonde
3rd person singular woont woonde
plural wonen woonden
subjunctive sing.1 wone woonde
subjunctive plur.1 wonen woonden
imperative sing. woon
imperative plur.1 woont
participles wonend gewoond
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: woon
  • Jersey Dutch: wône
  • Negerhollands: woon, won, wun

AnagramsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch wonon, from Proto-Germanic *wunāną.

VerbEdit

wōnen

  1. to live, to have a home
  2. to remain, to dwell

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wunian (to dwell, be accustomed to).

VerbEdit

wonen (third-person singular simple present woneth, present participle wonende, wonynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle woned)

  1. to abide, to dwell

DescendantsEdit