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verbs.
Participles.
Present.     Past.
elskende. elsket.
sögende. sögt.

The passive of active verbs is formed by adding s to the infinitive, and to all persons in the simple tenses, or by the use of the auxiliary at være, or at blive, 'to be;' as—

Infinitive.

at elskes, to be loved; and at blive, or at være, elsket, to be loved.

at söges, to be sought; and at blive, or at være, sögt, to be sought.

Indicative.
Present.
jeg, etc., elskes, or bliver elsket.
jeg, etc., söges, or bliver sögt.
Imperfect Past.
jeg, etc., elskedes, or blev elsket.
jeg, etc., sögtes, or blev sögt.
Compound Tenses.
jeg, etc., er, or var, elsket; jeg, etc., er, or var, sögt.
jeg, etc., er, or var, bleven elsket; jeg, etc., er, or var, bleven sögt.
jeg, etc., skal, or vil, elskes; jeg, etc., skal, or vil, söges.

Irregular Verbs (Uregelrette Udsagnsord.)

The different irregularities of the Danish Verbs which belong to the strong or irregular modes of conjugation, admit of being reduced to certain leading forms, and may be comprehended under the following heads: