stemmen etymology

Dutch word stemmen comes from Dutch -en, Dutch stem

Detailed word origin of stemmen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-en Dutch (nld) Forms verbs from nouns and adjectives. The stem of the word itself does not change. A suffix present on certain adverbs. Forms adjectives that indicate the substance from which something is made. The ending of the plural forms of verbs, in both present and past tense. The ending of the past participle of strong verbs. This can also function as an adjective. Ending of the infinitive form of [...]
stem Dutch (nld) (obsolete) word. (phonetics) voice, property formed by vibration of the vocal cords. Voice, sound made by the mouth using airflow. Vote.
stemmen Dutch (nld) (intransitive, obsolete) to agree. (intransitive, sometimes, transitive) to vote. (transitive) to bring into a certain mood. (transitive) to tune (to the right pitch).

Words with the same origin as stemmen

Descendants of -en
ballen bemanning benen beveiliging boeken bomen genoegen gouden papieren plaatsen sporen starten veranderen verandering verhuizen verjaardag verklaren verklaring verpesten verplaatsen verstoppen vertrouwen verwijderen wassen
Descendants of stem
portmanteau