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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rēkenen, from Old Dutch *rekanon, from Proto-Germanic *rekanōną, indirectly derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈreːkənə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧ke‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːkənən

VerbEdit

rekenen

  1. (intransitive) to calculate, to do arithmetic
    Na de taalles hebben de kinderen rekenen.After the language lesson the children do arithmetic.
  2. (transitive) to count [+ tot (as (belonging to))] [+ als (as)], to consider (something) an example [+ tot (of)]
    Hij rekende zich al (tot) de groten der aarde.He has already counted himself as belonging (to) the greats of the word/one of the greats.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to appraise, to reckon, to evaluate
  4. (intransitive) to rely [+ op (on)], to depend [+ op (on)]
    De ruiters rekenden (op) bijstand van de koning onder de berg.The riders/horsemen counted (on) the king's assistance under the mountain.
  5. (transitive) to charge, to determine or request a payment
    Voor dit buffet rekenen wij twintig euro per persoon.Before this buffet we determine 20 euros per person.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of rekenen (weak)
infinitive rekenen
past singular rekende
past participle gerekend
infinitive rekenen
gerund rekenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular reken rekende
2nd person sing. (jij) rekent rekende
2nd person sing. (u) rekent rekende
2nd person sing. (gij) rekent rekende
3rd person singular rekent rekende
plural rekenen rekenden
subjunctive sing.1 rekene rekende
subjunctive plur.1 rekenen rekenden
imperative sing. reken
imperative plur.1 rekent
participles rekenend gerekend
1) Archaic.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *rekanon, from Proto-Germanic *rekanōną.

VerbEdit

rēkenen

  1. to put in order (an account, bill etc)
  2. to settle, to pay (a debt)
  3. to charge, to ask payment for
  4. to manage money
  5. to count, to be included in an account, also a group
  6. to calculate, to reckon
  7. to reckon, to consider

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: rekenen
  • Limburgish: raekene

Further readingEdit

  • rekenen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “rekenen”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN