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Dutch

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ebben
ebony

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛbə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: eb‧ben
  • Rhymes: -ɛbən

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch ebben, from Old Dutch *ebbon, from Proto-West Germanic *abbjōn.

Verb

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ebben

  1. (intransitive) to ebb, to recede (especially of tides)
Inflection
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Conjugation of ebben (weak)
infinitive ebben
past singular ebde
past participle geëbd
infinitive ebben
gerund ebben n
present tense past tense
1st person singular eb ebde
2nd person sing. (jij) ebt ebde
2nd person sing. (u) ebt ebde
2nd person sing. (gij) ebt ebde
3rd person singular ebt ebde
plural ebben ebden
subjunctive sing.1 ebbe ebde
subjunctive plur.1 ebben ebden
imperative sing. eb
imperative plur.1 ebt
participles ebbend geëbd
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2

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From older eben, from Middle Dutch ebeen, from Latin hebenus.

Noun

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ebben n (uncountable)

  1. ebony (wood)
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Etymology 3

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From Latin ebenus, probably borrowed through Old French.

Adjective

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ebben (not comparable)

  1. ebony (made of ebony wood)
    Synonym: ebbenhouten
Inflection
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Declension of ebben
uninflected ebben
inflected ebben
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. ebben
n. sing. ebben
plural ebben
definite ebben
partitive

German

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Middle Low German ebben; see Ebbe.

Pronunciation

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Verb

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ebben (weak, third-person singular present ebbt, past tense ebbte, past participle geebbt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to ebb

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • ebben” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • ebben” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • ebben” in Duden online
  • ebben” in OpenThesaurus.de

Hungarian

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Pronominal adverbs from case suffixes (cf. postpositions)
ed suffix who? what? this that he/she
(it)*
case v. pr. c.
nom. ki mi ez az ő* / -∅
az / -∅
acc. -t / -ot /
-at / -et / -öt
kit mit ezt azt őt* / -∅
azt / -∅
c1
c2
dat. -nak / -nek kinek minek ennek annak neki neki- c
ins. -val / -vel kivel mivel ezzel/
evvel
azzal/
avval
vele c
c-f. -ért kiért miért ezért azért érte c
tra. -vá / -vé kivé mivé ezzé azzá c
ter. -ig meddig eddig addig c
e-f. -ként (kiként) (miként) ekként akként c
e-m. -ul / -ül c
ine. -ban / -ben kiben miben ebben abban benne c
sup. -n/-on/-en/-ön kin min ezen azon rajta (rajta-) c
ade. -nál / -nél kinél minél ennél annál nála c
ill. -ba / -be kibe mibe ebbe abba bele bele- c
sub. -ra / -re kire mire erre arra rá- c
all. -hoz/-hez/-höz kihez mihez ehhez ahhoz hozzá hozzá- c
el. -ból / -ből kiből miből ebből abból belőle c
del. -ról / -ről kiről miről erről arról róla c
abl. -tól / -től kitől mitől ettől attól tőle c
*: Ő and őt refer to human beings; the forms below them might be
construed likewise. – Forms in parentheses are uncommon. All »

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɛbːɛn]
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  • Hyphenation: eb‧ben

Etymology 1

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ez +‎ -ben

Pronoun

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ebben

  1. inessive singular of ez, in this

Etymology 2

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eb +‎ -ben

Noun

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ebben

  1. inessive singular of eb

Low German

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Etymology

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From Middle Low German ebben. Cognate with English ebb, Dutch ebben, German ebben.

Verb

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ebben (past singular ebb, past participle ebbt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to ebb

Conjugation

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Middle English

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Etymology

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From Old English ebbian, from Proto-West Germanic *abbjōn; equivalent to ebbe +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Pronunciation

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Verb

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ebben

  1. To ebb; to recede (of tides)
  2. (figuratively) To decrease or decline.

Conjugation

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Descendants

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  • English: ebb
  • Scots: ebb

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Swedish

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Noun

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ebben

  1. definite singular of ebb