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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English nakenen, nacnen, equivalent to nake +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

naken (third-person singular simple present nakens, present participle nakening, simple past and past participle nakened)

  1. (transitive, Britain, dialectal) To make naked; nake.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch nâken, from Old Dutch nāken, from Proto-Germanic *nēkijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːkə(n)/
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VerbEdit

naken

  1. (intransitive) to draw near, to approach, to be imminent
    het nakende onweerthe approaching thunderstorm

InflectionEdit

Inflection of naken (weak)
infinitive naken
past singular naakte
past participle genaakt
infinitive naken
gerund naken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular naak naakte
2nd person sing. (jij) naakt naakte
2nd person sing. (u) naakt naakte
2nd person sing. (gij) naakt naakte
3rd person singular naakt naakte
plural naken naakten
subjunctive sing.1 nake naakte
subjunctive plur.1 naken naakten
imperative sing. naak
imperative plur.1 naakt
participles nakend genaakt
1) Archaic.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch nāken, from Proto-Germanic *nēkijaną.

VerbEdit

nâken

  1. to approach, to near

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: naken

Further readingEdit

  • naken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • naken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old English nacian, from Proto-Germanic *nakwōną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːkən/, /ˈnakən/

VerbEdit

naken

  1. To remove clothes or make naked; to nake.
  2. To remove; to expose or make visible.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked, bare).

AdjectiveEdit

naken (neuter singular nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknere, indefinite superlative naknest, definite superlative nakneste)

  1. nude, naked, bare

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked, bare).

AdjectiveEdit

naken (neuter singular nake or nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknare, indefinite superlative naknast, definite superlative naknaste)

  1. naked, nude, bare

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Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *nēkijaną.

VerbEdit

nāken

  1. to approach, to near, to come closer

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • nāken”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós (naked, bare).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naken

  1. nude, naked; without clothes

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of naken
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular naken naknare naknast
Neuter singular naket naknare naknast
Plural nakna naknare naknast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 nakne naknare naknaste
All nakna naknare naknaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.