Last modified on 11 February 2015, at 22:28

blikken

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

blikken

  1. Plural form of blik

AdjectiveEdit

blikken (not comparable)

  1. tin, made of a light tinplate (or similar metallic alloy) as produced for cans
    Een blikken koekjesdoos heeft iets nostalgisch
    A tin cookies box has a nostalgic quality

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

blikken (past singular blikte, past participle geblikt)

  1. to look at, to glance
    Hij blikte om zich heen. - He glanced around himself.

ConjugationEdit


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse blikja (to grow pale). Related to English blike. More at blike.

VerbEdit

tae blikken (third-person singular simple present blikkens, present participle blikkenin, simple past blikkent, past participle blikkent)

  1. To turn pale
  2. To blight; fade