blenden

See also: Blenden

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch blenden, from Old Dutch *blenden, from Proto-Germanic *blandijaną.

VerbEdit

blenden

  1. (transitive, archaic) to blind
InflectionEdit
Inflection of blenden (weak)
infinitive blenden
past singular blendde
past participle geblend
infinitive blenden
gerund blenden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular blend blendde
2nd person sing. (jij) blendt blendde
2nd person sing. (u) blendt blendde
2nd person sing. (gij) blendt blendde
3rd person singular blendt blendde
plural blenden blendden
subjunctive sing.1 blende blendde
subjunctive plur.1 blenden blendden
imperative sing. blend
imperative plur.1 blendt
participles blendend geblend
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English blend.

VerbEdit

blenden

  1. (transitive) to mix in a blender, to blend
InflectionEdit
Inflection of blenden (weak)
infinitive blenden
past singular blendde
past participle geblend
infinitive blenden
gerund blenden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular blend blendde
2nd person sing. (jij) blendt blendde
2nd person sing. (u) blendt blendde
2nd person sing. (gij) blendt blendde
3rd person singular blendt blendde
plural blenden blendden
subjunctive sing.1 blende blendde
subjunctive plur.1 blenden blendden
imperative sing. blend
imperative plur.1 blendt
participles blendend geblend
1) Archaic.
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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German blenden, from Old High German blenten, from Proto-Germanic *blandijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlendʰ-. Cognate with Dutch blenden, Old English blendan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈblɛndən/, [ˈblɛndn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: blen‧den

VerbEdit

blenden (third-person singular simple present blendet, past tense blendete, past participle geblendet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to dazzle; to blind (confuse someone’s sight by means of excessive brightness)
  2. (usually intransitive, figuratively) to show off; to pose (try to make an impression on someone by behaving affectedly and/or overstating one’s achievements)
  3. (transitive, literary, chiefly historical) to blind (punish someone by making them blind)

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