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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *gimēni, from Proto-Germanic *gamainiz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːn

AdjectiveEdit

gemeen (comparative gemener, superlative gemeenst)

  1. mean, hurtful
  2. intense, extreme

InflectionEdit

Inflection of gemeen
uninflected gemeen
inflected gemene
comparative gemener
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial gemeen gemener het gemeenst
het gemeenste
indefinite m./f. sing. gemene gemenere gemeenste
n. sing. gemeen gemener gemeenste
plural gemene gemenere gemeenste
definite gemene gemenere gemeenste
partitive gemeens gemeners

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

gemeen

  1. in common

NounEdit

gemeen n (uncountable)

  1. (often derogatory) common people, plebs

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Saterland FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian gemēne, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *gamainiz. Compare German gemein; Dutch gemeen; English mean.

AdjectiveEdit

gemeen

  1. common
  2. vulgar; mean