CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

regnen

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of regnar

DanishEdit

NounEdit

regnen c

  1. definite singular of regn

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German regenen, from Old High German reganōn, derived from the noun at hand in modern Regen (rain). Cognate with Hunsrik rehne.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁeː.ɡnən/ (prescriptive standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʁeːk.nən/ (most common)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʁeːç.nən/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
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VerbEdit

regnen (weak, third-person singular present regnet, past tense regnete, past participle geregnet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (chiefly impersonal) to rain

Usage notesEdit

  • Chiefly used impersonally with es in the same way as in English ‘it rains’. Other forms are uncommon and sometimes proscribed, but are used; for examples, see the citations page.

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French, Anglo-Norman regner.

VerbEdit

regnen (third-person singular simple present regneth, present participle regnende, regnynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle regned)

  1. to reign; to rule

DescendantsEdit

  • English: reign

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

regnen

  1. definite plural of regn

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