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Watch and read: 'hawwe' and 'wêze'

Watch and / or read the explanation and examples on this part of Frisian grammar: the verbs hawwe and wêze. Also: learn how to practice Frisian gramma

Watch the video about the conjugation of the verbs hawwe (to have) and wêze (to be) and read the explanation below.

Conjugation of the verbs hawwe (to have) and wêze (to be)

We already explained the conjugation of the regular verbs in the present tense. Hawwe and wêze have irregular conjugations.



ik ha
do hast
hy-sy/se-it hat


wy/we ha
jim ha
sy-se ha
jo ha



ik bin
do bist
hy-sy/se-it is


wy/we binne
jim binne
sy-se binne
jo binne

Practise with Quizlet

Would you like to practise Frisian grammar? Please visit our grammar section on the irregular verbs ‘hawwe’ and ‘wêze’ on Quizlet (you might like to open this link in a new window).

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