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  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯dən

NounEdit

meiden

  1. Plural form of meid

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mīden, from Old High German mīdan, from Proto-Germanic *mīþaną. Cognate with Dutch mijden and Old English mīþan (archaic English mithe).

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meiden (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present meidet, past tense mied, past participle gemieden, past subjunctive miede, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to avoid
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 22/2010, page 126:
      Pasta, Kuchen, Müsli, Brot – wer an Zöliakie leidet, muss viele gängige Lebensmittel meiden: Das Eiweiß Gluten, das bei den Betroffenen zu chronischer Darmentzündung führt, kommt in den meisten Getreidearten vor.
      Pasta, cakes, muesli, bread – someone who suffers from celiac disease has to avoid many common foods: the protein gluten, which leads to chronic intestinal inflammation for the sufferers, occurs in most types of grain.
  2. (transitive) to shun

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mīden, from Old High German mīdan, from Proto-Germanic *mīþaną. Cognate with German meiden, Dutch mijden, English mithe.

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meiden (third-person singular present meit, past participle gemidden, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to avoid
  2. (transitive) to eschew, to shun

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive meiden
participle gemidden
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular meiden
2nd singular meits meit
3rd singular meit
1st plural meiden
2nd plural meit meit
3rd plural meiden
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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meiden

  1. genitive of