DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch singen, from Old Dutch singan, from Proto-Germanic *singwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɪ.ŋə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zin‧gen
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋən

VerbEdit

zingen

  1. to sing
  2. (slang) to sing, to blab to the police, to confess under interrogation

InflectionEdit

Inflection of zingen (strong class 3)
infinitive zingen
past singular zong
past participle gezongen
infinitive zingen
gerund zingen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular zing zong
2nd person sing. (jij) zingt zong
2nd person sing. (u) zingt zong
2nd person sing. (gij) zingt zongt
3rd person singular zingt zong
plural zingen zongen
subjunctive sing.1 zinge zonge
subjunctive plur.1 zingen zongen
imperative sing. zing
imperative plur.1 zingt
participles zingend gezongen
1) Archaic.

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  • Afrikaans: sing