DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch lengede, from Old Dutch *lengitha, from Proto-Germanic *langiþō. Corresponds to lang +‎ -te. Cognate with German Low German Längde, Längd, Längte, Längt (length), English length, Scots lenth, lainth (length), Saterland Frisian Loangte (length), West Frisian lingte, langte (length), Danish længde (length), Swedish längd (length), Icelandic lengd (length).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛŋ.tə/
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  • Hyphenation: leng‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɛŋtə

NounEdit

lengte f (plural lengten or lengtes, diminutive lengtetje n)

  1. length

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: lengte

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the adjective lang

VerbEdit

lengte (imperative lengt, present tense lengter, passive lengtes, simple past and past participle lengta or lengtet, present participle lengtende)

  1. to long, yearn (etter / for)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

lengte (present tense lengtar, past tense lengta, past participle lengta, passive infinitive lengtast, present participle lengtande, imperative lengt)

  1. Alternative form of lengta