Preterite Form

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Afrikaans Grammar - Verbs
... There is no distinction for example between the infinitive and present forms of verbs, with the exception of these verbs infinitive form English present indicative form wees be is hĂȘ have het In addition, verbs do ... hulle is zij zijn they are For most verbs, the preterite (e.g ... (see the following table) and the verb wees "be" (preterite form was) ...

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