See also: Ende, endë, ëndë, endé, ēndé, and -ende

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

ende (plural endes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of end
    • 1570, Margaret Ascham, Roger Ascham, The Scholemaster, foreword:
      For well remembryng how much all good learnyng oweth vnto you for defense therof, as the Vniuersitie of Cambrige, of which my said late husband was a member, haue in chosing you their worthy Chaunceller acknowledged, and how happily you haue spent your time in such studies & caried the vse therof to the right ende...

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historically identical with edhe. Compare Danish end (but), Icelandic enn (still, yet).

AdverbEdit

ende

  1. still, yet, therefore
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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛnə/, [ˈɛnə], [ˈɛnn̩]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse endi, endir (end), from Proto-Germanic *andijaz (end), cognate with English end and German Ende.

NounEdit

ende c (singular definite enden, plural indefinite ender)

  1. end
  2. point, prong, tine
  3. behind, bottom, buttocks, backside, bum, fanny
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse enda, from Proto-Germanic *andijōną (to end), cognate with English end and German enden.

VerbEdit

ende (past tense endte, past participle endt)

  1. (intransitive or transitive) to end, finish
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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

ConjunctionEdit

ende

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of en

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

ende

  1. genitive singular of enne

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ende

  1. inflection of enden:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch ande, inde, from Proto-Germanic *andi.

ConjunctionEdit

ende

  1. and
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: en
    • Afrikaans: en
  • Limburgish: ènde, ènd, èn, è

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch endi, from Proto-West Germanic *andī, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz.

NounEdit

ende n

  1. end
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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English ende, from Proto-West Germanic *andī, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂entíos. Cognate to Middle Dutch ende, einde.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːnd(ə)/, /ˈɛnd(ə)/

NounEdit

ende (plural endes)

  1. The end or finishing of a thing; the terminal point of something:
    1. The end of something'e presence; disappearance.
      • c. 1395, John Wycliffe, John Purvey [et al.], transl., Bible (Wycliffite Bible (later version), MS Lich 10.)‎[1], published c. 1410, Apocalips 1:8, page 117v; republished as Wycliffe's translation of the New Testament, Lichfield: Bill Endres, 2010:
        ȝhe amen / I am alpha ⁊ oo þe bigynnyng ⁊ þe ende ſeiþ þe loꝛd god þat is / ⁊ þat was. ⁊ that is to comynge almyȝti
        You, Amen! I am Alpha and O, the beginning and the end, says the Lord God; that is, that was, and that which will come, almighty.
    2. The end of one's life; death or passing away.
      • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, page 41.
        And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.
    3. The end of a literary piece or work.
    4. The last or final part of something.
    5. The conclusion or aftermath of something.
    6. The irrevocable or last destiny of something.
    7. (rare) A successful conclusion or finishing.
  2. The marginal or outlying part of something:
    1. The extreme terminus or point of an object or thing (including something that was formerly one)
    2. The margins or surrounds of a nation or settlement; the border.
  3. A part of a settlement, province, or nation.
    • late 14th c. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales. General Prologue: 15-16.
      And specially from every shires ende
      Of Engelond, to Caunterbury they wende,
      And specially from every shire's end
      Of England they to Canterbury went,
  4. The limitations or boundaries of something.
  5. One's ends, aims, goals, or purpose; the direction one chooses.
  6. (rare) A section or portion of something.
  7. (rare) A family member; one's kin.
  8. (rare) The deeper facts or realness of something.
  9. (rare) What makes something important, purposeful or meaningful.
  10. (rare) One of the four cardinal directions.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English ened, enid, æned, from Proto-Germanic *anadz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énh₂ts.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛːn(ə)d/, /ˈɛn(ə)d/

NounEdit

ende (plural endes)

  1. A duck (usually referring to the female)
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Etymology 3Edit

From Old English endian.

VerbEdit

ende

  1. Alternative form of enden

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse endi, endir, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂entíos.

NounEdit

ende m (definite singular enden, indefinite plural ender, definite plural endene) (genitive form endes)

  1. end (extreme part)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse enda

VerbEdit

ende (imperative end, present tense ender, simple past endte, past participle endt, present participle endende)

  1. to end

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse endi, endir, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂entíos. Akin to English end.

NounEdit

ende m (definite singular enden, indefinite plural endar, definite plural endane) (genitive form endes)

  1. end (extreme part)
    • 1856, Ivar Aasen, Norske Ordsprog:
      Langt Liv skal og faa Ende.
      A long life will also have an end.
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ende (present tense endar, past tense enda, past participle enda, passive infinitive endast, present participle endande, imperative end)

  1. Alternative form of enda

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *andī, from Proto-Germanic *andijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂entíos. Cognate with Old Frisian ende, enda, Old Saxon endi, Old Dutch ende, einde (Dutch einde), Old High German enti (German Ende), Old Norse endir (Swedish ände), Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌴𐌹𐍃 (andeis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ende m

  1. end, limit, border, corner

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin inde (thence).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈende/, [ˈẽn̪d̪e]
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

ende

  1. (archaic) thence

Usage notesEdit

  • Ende is generally not used by itself, instead, it is used in por ende (as a result).

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SwedishEdit

PronounEdit

ende

  1. (the) only (one), masculine form of enda
    du är den ende, som hemligen ser mig
    you are the only one, who secretly sees me

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TurkishEdit

NounEdit

ende

  1. locative singular of en