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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

flens m ‎(plural flensen, diminutive flensje n)

  1. A smack, blow, especially on the ear
  2. (usually in the diminutive: flensje) A small, flat pancake
    • 2016 April 1, Henja Schneider, "Hartveroverende flensjestaart met spinazie", Trouw.
      Bestrijk een spinazieflensje met een laagje humus. Leg er een flensje op en bestrijk ook dat met humus. Bouw zo verder aan de stapel tot de flensjes op zijn.
  3. (rare) A small (loin)cloth
  4. (slang) (etymology uncertain) milk

InterjectionEdit

flens

  1. An exclamation to express hitting or throwing

Etymology 2Edit

From English flange.

NounEdit

flens m ‎(plural flensen, diminutive flensje n)

  1. A flange, rim or collar on a metal object
  2. The flattened end of a metal bar, to be fixed on a surface
Derived termsEdit

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

flens

  1. Imperative singular of flensen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of flensen.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present active participle of fleō(cry, weep).

ParticipleEdit

flēns m, f, n ‎(genitive flentis); third declension

  1. weeping, crying
  2. lamenting or grieving for

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative flēns flentēs flentia
genitive flentis flentium
dative flentī flentibus
accusative flentem flēns flentēs flentia
ablative flente, flentī1 flentibus
vocative flēns flentēs flentia

1When used purely as an adjective.


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

flens

  1. plural of flen