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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lênen, from Old Dutch *lēnen, from Proto-Germanic *laihnijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːnə(n)/
  • Rhymes: -eːnən
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  • Hyphenation: le‧nen

VerbEdit

lenen

  1. (transitive) to borrow [+ van (from)]
  2. (ditransitive, or with an indirect object) to lend

InflectionEdit

Inflection of lenen (weak)
infinitive lenen
past singular leende
past participle geleend
infinitive lenen
gerund lenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular leen leende
2nd person sing. (jij) leent leende
2nd person sing. (u) leent leende
2nd person sing. (gij) leent leende
3rd person singular leent leende
plural lenen leenden
subjunctive sing.1 lene leende
subjunctive plur.1 lenen leenden
imperative sing. leen
imperative plur.1 leent
participles lenend geleend
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *lēnen, from Proto-Germanic *laihnijaną.

VerbEdit

lênen

  1. to lend
  2. to borrow
  3. to grant, to allow

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lenen (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • lenen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hlainijaną.

VerbEdit

lēnen

  1. to lean, to rest

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • lēnen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012