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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wōnen, from Old Dutch wonon, from Proto-Germanic *wunjaną, 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.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

wōnen

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

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: wonen
  • Limburgish: woeane, wónne

Further readingEdit

  • wonen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “wonen”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. to abide, to dwell

DescendantsEdit