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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English passen, equivalent to pass +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

passen

  1. (obsolete) plural simple present of pass
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, Book III, Canto IX:
      In forreine landes, and all which passen by,
      Beholding it from far, do thinke it threates the skye.
    • 1614, William Browne, Thyrsis' Praise of His Mistress
      They in pleasing passen all.
    • 1647, Henry More, Insomnium Philosophicum
      And all his creatures, as they passen by
      In goodly pomp, they view with scornfull eye.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

passen

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of passar

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch passen, from pas (modern pas).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑsə(n)/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

passen

  1. (intransitive) to fit (have the right size)
  2. (transitive) to fit, try for size
  3. (intransitive) to befit, suit, behoove, to be appropriate
InflectionEdit
Inflection of passen (weak)
infinitive passen
past singular paste
past participle gepast
infinitive passen
gerund passen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular pas paste
2nd person sing. (jij) past paste
2nd person sing. (u) past paste
2nd person sing. (gij) past paste
3rd person singular past paste
plural passen pasten
subjunctive sing.1 passe paste
subjunctive plur.1 passen pasten
imperative sing. pas
imperative plur.1 past
participles passend gepast
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English pass.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

passen

  1. (transitive, sports) to pass
  2. (transitive, slang) to give, to pass something over to someone, e.g. a jonko.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of passen (weak)
infinitive passen
past singular passte
past participle gepasst
infinitive passen
gerund passen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular pass passte
2nd person sing. (jij) passt passte
2nd person sing. (u) passt passte
2nd person sing. (gij) passt passte
3rd person singular passt passte
plural passen passten
subjunctive sing.1 passe passte
subjunctive plur.1 passen passten
imperative sing. pass
imperative plur.1 passt
participles passend gepasst
1) Archaic.
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

passen

  1. Plural form of pas

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch passen, from French passer.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

passen (third-person singular simple present passt, past tense passte, past participle gepasst, auxiliary haben)

  1. to fit
  2. to suit, to be suitable
  3. (with zu) to go with (correspond or fit well with, to match)
  4. (card games) to pass

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

passen (third-person singular present passt, past participle gepasst, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to fit
  2. (intransitive) to match, to suit
  3. (transitive, sports) to pass

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive passen
participle gepasst
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular passen
2nd singular pass pass
3rd singular passt
1st plural passen
2nd plural passt passt
3rd plural passen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French passer, from Vulgar Latin *passō, from Latin pandō, from Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-.

VerbEdit

passen (third-person singular simple present passeth, present participle passende, simple past and past participle passed)

  1. to pass

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

passen

  1. definite singular of pass
  2. definite plural of pass