bonzen

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See also: Bonzen

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From bons +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

bonzen

  1. (intransitive) to thump, knock
    Ze bonsden vergeefs met hun vuisten op de poort.
    They pounded their fists on the gate in vain.
  2. (intransitive) to throb, bounce, pulsate
    Zijn hart bonst in zijn keel.
    His heart bounces in his throat.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of bonzen (weak)
infinitive bonzen
past singular bonsde
past participle gebonsd
infinitive bonzen
gerund bonzen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular bons bonsde
2nd person sing. (jij) bonst bonsde
2nd person sing. (u) bonst bonsde
2nd person sing. (gij) bonst bonsde
3rd person singular bonst bonsde
plural bonzen bonsden
subjunctive sing.1 bonze bonsde
subjunctive plur.1 bonzen bonsden
imperative sing. bons
imperative plur.1 bonst
participles bonzend gebonsd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Noun[edit]

bonzen

  1. Plural form of bons

Noun[edit]

bonzen

  1. Plural form of bonze