See also: Linnen

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

linnen (countable and uncountable, plural linnens)

  1. Obsolete form of linen.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch linijn, originally an adjective. Equivalent to lijn +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪ.nə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lin‧nen
  • Rhymes: -ɪnən

NounEdit

linnen n (plural linnens, diminutive linnentje n)

  1. (uncountable) Linen, a cloth made from flax.
    Synonym: lijnwaad
  2. (countable) Something made of linen.
    Synonym: lijnwaad

DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: linnen
  • Indonesian: linen
  • Papiamentu: linnen (dated)

AdjectiveEdit

linnen (not comparable)

  1. Made of linen.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of linnen
uninflected linnen
inflected linnen
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. linnen
n. sing. linnen
plural linnen
definite linnen
partitive

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English linnan, from Proto-West Germanic *linnan, from Proto-Germanic *linnaną.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

linnen (chiefly Northern)

  1. (transitive) To stop or end (not continue)
  2. (transitive) To cease or abandon; to stop doing:
  3. (transitive) To stop or end (cause to stop)
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: lin (obsolete)
  • Scots: lin
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

linnen

  1. Alternative form of lynnen