See also: Eisen

Dutch

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛi̯sə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: ei‧sen
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯sən

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch eischen, from Old Dutch *eiskon, from Proto-West Germanic *aiskōn.

Verb

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eisen

  1. (transitive) to demand
  2. (transitive) to claim
    De ramp eiste het leven van 155 personen.
    The disaster claimed the lives of 155 individuals.
  3. (transitive) to require
Inflection
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Conjugation of eisen (weak)
infinitive eisen
past singular eiste
past participle geëist
infinitive eisen
gerund eisen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular eis eiste
2nd person sing. (jij) eist, eis2 eiste
2nd person sing. (u) eist eiste
2nd person sing. (gij) eist eiste
3rd person singular eist eiste
plural eisen eisten
subjunctive sing.1 eise eiste
subjunctive plur.1 eisen eisten
imperative sing. eis
imperative plur.1 eist
participles eisend geëist
1) Archaic. 2) In case of inversion.
Synonyms
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(require):

Derived terms
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: eis

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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eisen

  1. plural of eis

Anagrams

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German

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪ̯zən/, [ˈʔaɪ̯zn̩]
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Etymology 1

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Eis +‎ -en

Verb

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eisen (weak, third-person singular present eist, past tense eiste, past participle geeist, auxiliary haben)

  1. to freeze
Conjugation
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Etymology 2

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Eisen +‎ -en

Adjective

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eisen (strong nominative masculine singular eisener, not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) of iron
    Synonym: eisern
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Further reading

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

Japanese

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Romanization

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eisen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of えいせん

Luxembourgish

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle High German īsenīn, from Old High German īsīn; see Eisen. Cognate with German eisen, eisern.

Adjective

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eisen (masculine eisenen, neuter eisent, not comparable)

  1. of iron
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Etymology 2

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From Middle High German and Old High German unsar, from Proto-West Germanic *unsar.

Pronoun

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eisen

  1. first-person plural possessive, masculine object, nominative: our
  2. first-person plural possessive, masculine object, accusative: our
  3. first-person plural possessive, plural object, dative: to our
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Welsh

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Noun

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eisen f

  1. singulative of ais

Synonyms

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Mutation

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
eisen unchanged unchanged heisen
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.