See also: spöken and spøken

English

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Etymology

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Morphologically spoke +‎ -n.

Pronunciation

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈspoʊkən/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊkən

Adjective

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spoken (comparative more spoken, superlative most spoken)

  1. Relating to speech
  2. Speaking in a specified way
    soft-spoken
    well-spoken
  3. (of a language) Produced by articulate sounds.
    • 2001, Edward Zaccaro, chapter 1, in Real World Algebra:
      Algebra is not a spoken language like French or Spanish, it is a math language.

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Verb

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spoken

  1. past participle of speak

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch spoken. Equivalent to spook +‎ -en.

Verb

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spoken

  1. (intransitive) to haunt
  2. (intransitive, impersonal, of the weather) to be stormy and wild
    Synonym: stormen
    Het spookte flink vannacht.The weather was very stormy tonight.
Conjugation
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Conjugation of spoken (weak)
infinitive spoken
past singular spookte
past participle gespookt
infinitive spoken
gerund spoken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spook spookte
2nd person sing. (jij) spookt spookte
2nd person sing. (u) spookt spookte
2nd person sing. (gij) spookt spookte
3rd person singular spookt spookte
plural spoken spookten
subjunctive sing.1 spoke spookte
subjunctive plur.1 spoken spookten
imperative sing. spook
imperative plur.1 spookt
participles spokend gespookt
1) Archaic.
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Descendants
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  • Papiamentu: spok

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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spoken

  1. plural of spook

Middle English

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Noun

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spoken

  1. plural of spoke

Scots

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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spoken

  1. past participle of speak