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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/
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  • (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