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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

meten

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of metre

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːtə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːtən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch mēten, from Old Dutch metan, from Proto-Germanic *metaną.

VerbEdit

meten

  1. (transitive) to measure
  2. (reflexive) to measure up [+ met (object) = to]
InflectionEdit
Inflection of meten (strong class 5)
infinitive meten
past singular mat
past participle gemeten
infinitive meten
gerund meten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular meet mat
2nd person sing. (jij) meet mat
2nd person sing. (u) meet mat
2nd person sing. (gij) meet mat
3rd person singular meet mat
plural meten maten
subjunctive sing.1 mete mate
subjunctive plur.1 meten maten
imperative sing. meet
imperative plur.1 meet
participles metend gemeten
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

meten

  1. Plural form of meet

AnagramsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch metan, from Proto-Germanic *metaną.

VerbEdit

mēten

  1. to measure
  2. to determine
  3. to investigate

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: meten
  • Limburgish: maete

Further readingEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English mētan (to meet, encounter), from Proto-Germanic *mōtijaną (to meet).

VerbEdit

mēten

  1. to meet, come together

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English mētan, mǣtan (to paint, design), from Proto-Germanic *maitijaną (to cut).

VerbEdit

mētan

  1. to paint
  2. to sculpt; design
  3. to dream

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English metan, from Proto-Germanic *metaną.

VerbEdit

meten

  1. To measure, mete

Etymology 4Edit

From mete (food) +‎ -en (plural suffix).

NounEdit

meten

  1. plural of mete (food)

Etymology 5Edit

From mete (food).

VerbEdit

meten

  1. To feed
  2. (reflexive) To pasture; eat

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

meten

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of meter.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of meter.