See also: Klagen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch clagen, from Old Dutch clagon, from Proto-Germanic *klagōną. Cognate with German klagen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈklaːɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kla‧gen
  • Rhymes: -aːɣən

VerbEdit

klagen

  1. (intransitive) to complain
  2. (transitive) to sue

InflectionEdit

Inflection of klagen (weak)
infinitive klagen
past singular klaagde
past participle geklaagd
infinitive klagen
gerund klagen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular klaag klaagde
2nd person sing. (jij) klaagt klaagde
2nd person sing. (u) klaagt klaagde
2nd person sing. (gij) klaagt klaagde
3rd person singular klaagt klaagde
plural klagen klaagden
subjunctive sing.1 klage klaagde
subjunctive plur.1 klagen klaagden
imperative sing. klaag
imperative plur.1 klaagt
participles klagend geklaagd
1) Archaic.

Sometimes encountered as a strong verb:

Inflection of klagen (strong class 6 with weak past participle)
infinitive klagen
past singular kloeg
past participle geklaagd
infinitive klagen
gerund klagen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular klaag kloeg
2nd person sing. (jij) klaagt kloeg
2nd person sing. (u) klaagt kloeg
2nd person sing. (gij) klaagt kloegt
3rd person singular klaagt kloeg
plural klagen kloegen
subjunctive sing.1 klage kloege
subjunctive plur.1 klagen kloegen
imperative sing. klaag
imperative plur.1 klaagt
participles klagend geklaagd
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: klaag
  • Negerhollands: klaag, klaagte, klaeg
  • Sranan Tongo: kragi

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German klagen, From Old High German klagēn, klagōn, from Proto-Germanic *klagōną. Cognate with Dutch klagen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

klagen (weak, third-person singular present klagt, past tense klagte, past participle geklagt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to complain (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)
  2. (intransitive) to wail, lament
  3. (law, transitive) to sue
  4. (law, transitive, Austria) to sue someone
    Synonym: verklagen

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

klagen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of klage

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

klagen f or m

  1. definite masculine singular of klage