gevang etymology

Dutch word gevang comes from Dutch ge-, Dutch vangen ((transitive) to catch.)

Detailed word origin of gevang

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 [...]
vangen Dutch (nld) (transitive) to catch.
gevang Dutch (nld) Prison.

Words with the same origin as gevang

Descendants of ge-
gebergte geboorte geboorteakte geboortedatum geboorteplaats gedeelte gedeeltelijk gedonder gedrag gelach geliefd gelul geschenk geschrift gesteente gevecht gevolg gezag gezeik gezeur gezwel ongedierte wangedrag wedergeboorte
Descendants of vangen
drollenvanger vangst vangtand vervangbaar vervanger vervanging