geboorte etymology

Dutch word geboorte comes from Dutch ge-, Dutch -te, Dutch baren

Detailed word origin of geboorte

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ge- Dutch (nld) See ge- -te. Used with a verb stem to create a neuter uncountable noun referring to an action or its result, seen as a single collective whole. Comparable to English -ing (although that forms countable nouns, as it does in Dutch). (obsolete, no longer productive) Forms perfective verbs from other verbs with a sense of completeness, or simply as an intensifier.. Used for forming the past [...]
-te Dutch (nld) See ge- -te. A suffix that forms the singular of the past tense of weak verbs, the root of which ends in a voiceless consonant Appended to an adjective, making a feminine noun which refers to the size or quality referred to by the adjective, cognate to -th.. Appended to the stem of a verb, yields a feminine noun which refers to the object of such a verb.
baren Dutch (nld) (transitive) to bear, to give birth to. (transitive) to cause, to bring about.
geboorte Dutch (nld) Birth.

Words with the same origin as geboorte

Descendants of ge-
gebergte geboorteakte geboortedatum geboorteplaats gedeelte gedeeltelijk gedonder gedrag gelach geliefd gelul geschenk geschrift gesteente gevang gevecht gevolg gezag gezeik gezeur gezwel ongedierte wangedrag wedergeboorte
Descendants of -te
aangifte belofte beroerte drukte gekte gelofte gewoonte groente grootte hitte leegte menigte moeite sterkte stilte verte vlakte warmte zwaartekracht zwakte
Descendants of baren
baarkruk baarlid geboortebewijs geboortehuis voorbarig