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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch neigen, from Old Dutch neigen, from Proto-Germanic *hnaigijaną, the causative of nijgen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛi̯ɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯ɣən

VerbEdit

neigen

  1. to bend over, lean (towards)
  2. to tend, incline

InflectionEdit

Inflection of neigen (weak)
infinitive neigen
past singular neigde
past participle geneigd
infinitive neigen
gerund neigen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular neig neigde
2nd person sing. (jij) neigt neigde
2nd person sing. (u) neigt neigde
2nd person sing. (gij) neigt neigde
3rd person singular neigt neigde
plural neigen neigden
subjunctive sing.1 neige neigde
subjunctive plur.1 neigen neigden
imperative sing. neig
imperative plur.1 neigt
participles neigend geneigd
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *hnaigijaną, the causative of *hnīganą. Cognate with Old English hnǣgan, Old Saxon hnēgan, Dutch neigen, Old Norse hneiga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɪ̯ɡŋ̩/, /ˈnaɪ̯ɡən/
  • (file)
  • (file)

VerbEdit

neigen (third-person singular simple present neigt, past tense neigte, past participle geneigt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bend
  2. to tilt
  3. to tend

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch neigen, from Proto-Germanic *hnaigijaną, the causative of nigen.

VerbEdit

neigen

  1. to (cause to) bend down
  2. to lay down, to rest (the head)
  3. to incline

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • neighen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • neigen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929