verloving etymology

Dutch word verloving comes from Dutch -ing, Dutch verloven

Detailed word origin of verloving

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ing Dutch (nld) (no longer productive) Forms nouns for a person originating from a place or family. Creates action nouns referring to the performance of a verb, or the result thereof.
verloven Dutch (nld) (archaic, transitive) to commit to an obligation. (reflexive, zich verloven) to undertake an engagement, get engaged. (transitive) to conclude an engagement (obsolete, transitive) to allow, permit. (obsolete, transitive) to exempt from (notably military) duty. (obsolete, transitive) to releave, suspend.
verloving Dutch (nld) Engagement (before marrying).

Words with the same origin as verloving

Descendants of -ing
bedoeling bemanning bescherming beslissing beveiliging beweging ervaring leiding mening omgeving ontmoeting oplossing overwinning poging regering rekening richting verandering verdediging verdieping vergadering vergissing verklaring vertaling waarschuwing
Descendants of verloven