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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German knicken, from Proto-Germanic *knikkoną (to fold, snap), which is imitative. Cognate with Dutch knikken.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈknɪkən/, [ˈknɪkən], [ˈknɪkŋ̩]
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  • Rhymes: -ɪkŋ̩
  • Hyphenation: kni‧cken

VerbEdit

knicken (third-person singular simple present knickt, past tense knickte, past participle geknickt, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (transitive, auxiliary haben) to crease; to fold; to bend (something that is stable, but not hard, e.g. paper)
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary sein) to be creased; to be folded; to be bent

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