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VerbEdit

drinken

  1. (nonstandard) past participle of drink
    Has he eaten or drinken anything today?

Note: the usual past participle of the verb to drink is drunk, which is found in the overwhelming majority of cases. The form "drinken" is an overregularization based on forms such as eat / eaten and beat / beaten. It is more common in spoken language than in written form.

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

drinken c

  1. definite singular of drink

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrɪŋkə(n)/, /ˈdriŋkə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: drin‧ken
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋkən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch drinken, from Old Dutch drincan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

VerbEdit

drinken

  1. (transitive) to drink
InflectionEdit
Inflection of drinken (strong class 3)
infinitive drinken
past singular dronk
past participle gedronken
infinitive drinken
gerund drinken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular drink dronk
2nd person sing. (jij) drinkt dronk
2nd person sing. (u) drinkt dronk
2nd person sing. (gij) drinkt dronkt
3rd person singular drinkt dronk
plural drinken dronken
subjunctive sing.1 drinke dronke
subjunctive plur.1 drinken dronken
imperative sing. drink
imperative plur.1 drinkt
participles drinkend gedronken
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2Edit

Gerund of the verb drinken.

NounEdit

drinken n (uncountable)

  1. drink, beverage
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Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon drinkan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

VerbEdit

drinken (third-person singular simple present drinkt, past tense drunk, past participle drunken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to drink

ConjugationEdit

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch drincan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

VerbEdit

drinken

  1. to drink

InflectionEdit

Strong class 3
Infinitive drinken
3rd sg. past dranc
3rd pl. past dronken
Past participle gedronken
Infinitive drinken
In genitive drinkens
In dative drinkene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular drinke dranc
2nd singular drincs, drinkes droncs, dronkes
3rd singular drinct, drinket dranc
1st plural drinken dronken
2nd plural drinct, drinket dronct, dronket
3rd plural drinken dronken
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular drinke dronke
2nd singular drincs, drinkes dronkes
3rd singular drinke dronke
1st plural drinken dronken
2nd plural drinct, drinket dronket
3rd plural drinken dronken
Imperative Present
Singular drinc, drinke
Plural drinct, drinket
Present Past
Participle drinkende gedronken

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • drinken (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • drinken (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon drinkan (to drink), from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

drinken

  1. to drink

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

drinken

  1. definite singular of drink