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Re: Think, thank, thunk (was Re: Unicode character pickers)

From:René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>
Date:Monday, March 20, 2006, 0:04
Carsten Becker wrote:

> It's fun, yes. I can't get arrive - arrove - arriven out of > my head. I even found a website called "Gesellschaft zur > Erhaltung Starker Verben" or something on the internet one > day. They've also got a section with lists for English > verbs.
Yes, it's really great: In Dutch the verb "erven" (to inherit) is very much on its way of becoming a strong verb. The only correct forms are "erven - erfde - geërfd", but many people have the past participle "georven". Curiously, one never hears the corresponding past tense "ierf". René