nijgen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nigen, from Old Dutch *nīgan, from Proto-Germanic *hnīganą, *hnīwaną. Cognate with Old English hnigan, Old Norse hníga (Swedish niga).

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VerbEdit

nijgen (past singular neeg, past participle genegen)

  1. to bow down (out of politeness)
  2. to curtsey

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 03:39