DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch sugen, from Old Dutch sūgan, from Proto-Germanic *sūganą. The meaning "be bad" is a semantic loan from English suck.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzœy̯.ɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zui‧gen
  • Rhymes: -œy̯ɣən

VerbEdit

zuigen

  1. To suck
  2. To vacuum; to hoover
  3. (informal) to be bad, to suck

InflectionEdit

Inflection of zuigen (strong class 2)
infinitive zuigen
past singular zoog
past participle gezogen
infinitive zuigen
gerund zuigen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular zuig zoog
2nd person sing. (jij) zuigt zoog
2nd person sing. (u) zuigt zoog
2nd person sing. (gij) zuigt zoogt
3rd person singular zuigt zoog
plural zuigen zogen
subjunctive sing.1 zuige zoge
subjunctive plur.1 zuigen zogen
imperative sing. zuig
imperative plur.1 zuigt
participles zuigend gezogen
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: suig
  • Sranan Tongo: soygi