Basque

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /eten/, [e̞.t̪ẽ̞n]

Etymology 1

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Verb

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eten ? (imperfect participle eteten, future participle etengo or etenen, short form eten, verbal noun etete)

  1. break, separate
  2. stop, interrupt

Etymology 2

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Noun

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eten

  1. genitive plural of eta

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch ēten, from Old Dutch etan, from Proto-West Germanic *etan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁édti.

Verb

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eten

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to eat
Inflection
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Conjugation of eten (strong class 5)
infinitive eten
past singular at
past participle gegeten
infinitive eten
gerund eten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular eet at
2nd person sing. (jij) eet at
2nd person sing. (u) eet at
2nd person sing. (gij) eet at
3rd person singular eet at
plural eten aten
subjunctive sing.1 ete ate
subjunctive plur.1 eten aten
imperative sing. eet
imperative plur.1 eet
participles etend gegeten
1) Archaic.
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: eet
  • Jersey Dutch: eîte
  • Negerhollands: jeet, jit, yet
    • Virgin Islands Creole: jet, jeet
  • Petjo: eten

Etymology 2

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Gerund of the verb eten.

Noun

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eten n (uncountable, diminutive etentje n)

  1. food
  2. dinner
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Japanese

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Romanization

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eten

  1. Rōmaji transcription of エテン

Low German

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Etymology

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From Middle Low German ēten, from Old Saxon etan.

Cognate with Dutch eten, West Frisian ite, German essen, English eat, Danish æde, Nowegian ete, Swedish äta, Icelandic éta.

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Verb

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eten (past singular eet, past participle eten, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to eat

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Middle Dutch

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Etymology

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From Old Dutch etan, from Proto-West Germanic *etan.

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ēten

  1. to eat

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Middle English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old English etan, from Proto-West Germanic *etan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną.

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Verb

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eten (third-person singular simple present eteth, present participle etynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative et, past participle eten)

  1. To eat, devour
  2. To consume or have a meal
  3. To swallow, ingest
  4. (figurative) To derive might from something
  5. To gnaw, scrape at
  6. To destroy, devastate (a person or of an object)

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Old English

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Noun

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eten m

  1. Alternative form of eoten

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Swedish

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Etymology

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Equivalent to eter (ether) +‎ -en

Noun

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eten

  1. (organic chemistry) ethene, ethylene

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