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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nemnen, from Proto-Germanic *namnijaną. Cognate with Swedish nämna.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛnən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) to name; to give a name to (someone); to call (someone something)
  2. (transitive) to call (someone or something by some name or title)
  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

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German nemnen. 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.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *nemnen, from Proto-Germanic *namnijaną.

VerbEdit

nennen

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

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

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

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French nez

NounEdit

nennen

  1. nose

ReferencesEdit

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