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Show all Irregular weak verbs

Irregular weak verbs behave like Class I weak verbs, except for the fact that they feature a slight form of stem alternation. In many cases, the second and third person singular share the same stem vowel as the simple past and the perfect participle.

For example:

kanne ‘to know’; iek kanne ‘I know’; du koanst, hie koant ‘you know, he knows’; iek koande ‘I knew’, iek häbe koand ‘I have known’
bale ‘to speak’; iek bale ‘I speak’; du boalst, hie boalt ‘you speak, he speaks’; iek boalde ‘I spoke’; iek habe boald ‘I have spoken’
stete ‘to bump’; iek stete ‘I bump’; du statst, hie stat ‘you bump, he bumps’, iek statte ‘I bumped’, iek häbe stat ‘I have bumped’
keme ‘to comb’; iek keme ‘I comb’; du kaamst, hie kaamt ‘you comb, he combs’; iek kaamde ‘I combed’; iek häbe kaamd ‘I have combed’

In Slofstra & Hoekstra (2023), fifteen types of irregular strong??? verbs are distinguished. These verbs are nevertheless rare. Only some thirty verbs were found.

The singular imperative forms are unpredicable. Some feature a final schwa (e.g. bale ‘speak’), some do not (e.g. keem ‘comb’). The plural imperative form is always identical to the (short) infinitive plus (e)t: balet ‘speak’, kemet ‘comb’.

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