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VerbEdit

menen

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of menar

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch mênen, from Old Dutch mēnen, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeː.nə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːnən

VerbEdit

menen

  1. to think; to have an opinion or assumption
  2. to mean (to be serious and sincere; to have conviction in)
  3. (archaic) to mean (to refer to; to have in mind)
  4. (archaic) to mean (to convey; to want to say)
  5. (obsolete) to mean (to have as meaning, e.g. of a word)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of menen (weak)
infinitive menen
past singular meende
past participle gemeend
infinitive menen
gerund menen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular meen meende
2nd person sing. (jij) meent meende
2nd person sing. (u) meent meende
2nd person sing. (gij) meent meende
3rd person singular meent meende
plural menen meenden
subjunctive sing.1 mene meende
subjunctive plur.1 menen meenden
imperative sing. meen
imperative plur.1 meent
participles menend gemeend
1) Archaic.

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FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

menen

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of mennä.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch mēnen, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

VerbEdit

mênen

  1. to mean, to signify
  2. to intend
  3. to mean, to stand for
  4. to think, to be of the opinion

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English mǣnan (mean, intend; lament).

VerbEdit

menen

  1. to intend, to mean to indicate or signify
  2. to intend, to mean to do something, or that something will be the case; to plan
  3. to say, to express
  4. to remember; to recall or bear in mind
  5. to advise or admonish or remind (someone of something)
  6. to complain of, to lament
  7. to lament, to mourn (for)
  8. to pity, to comfort

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French mener (lead).

VerbEdit

menen

  1. to direct or guide (one's horse or oneself)
  2. (reflexive) to conduct oneself or behave (in a certain way)

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

VerbEdit

mēnen

  1. to mean, to intend

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • mēnen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

menen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of menar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of menar.
  3. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of menar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

menen

  1. definite plural of men