GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nennen, nemmen, nemnen, from Old High German nemnen, from Proto-West Germanic *namnijan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛnən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

nennen (irregular weak, third-person singular present nennt, past tense nannte, past participle genannt, past subjunctive nennte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to name (to give a name to)
  2. (transitive, with (accusative when applicable) predicate) to call, to describe as (some name, title or description)
    Nennst du mich einen Dummkopf?
    Are you calling me an idiot?
  3. (transitive) to mention
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Orgelpfeifen, in Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun., page 64–65:
      Namen wurden in diesen Berichten nicht genannt, und in dieser Anonymität der Leistungen lag eine besondere entsagungsvolle Größe.
      Names were not mentioned in these reports and in this anonymity of the achievements was a particular sacrificing greatness.
  4. (transitive) to call out; to give (e.g. some request)
  5. (reflexive) to be called; to be named; to go by some name

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • nennen” in Duden online
  • nennen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German nennen, nemmen, nemnen, from Old High German nemnen, from Proto-West Germanic *namnijan. Cognate with German nennen and Swedish nämna.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

nennen (third-person singular present nennt, past participle genannt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to name

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive nennen
participle genannt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular nennen
2nd singular nenns nenn
3rd singular nennt
1st plural nennen
2nd plural nennt nennt
3rd plural nennen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *nemnen, from Proto-West Germanic *namnijan.

VerbEdit

nennen

  1. (transitive) to name; to give a name to (someone)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit


Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French nez

NounEdit

nennen

  1. nose

ReferencesEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français