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DanishEdit

NounEdit

starten c

  1. definite singular of start

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From start +‎ -en (modeled on the English verb start); compare with German starten.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

starten

  1. to start

InflectionEdit

Inflection of starten (weak)
infinitive starten
past singular startte
past participle gestart
infinitive starten
gerund starten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular start startte
2nd person sing. (jij) start startte
2nd person sing. (u) start startte
2nd person sing. (gij) start startte
3rd person singular start startte
plural starten startten
subjunctive sing.1 starte startte
subjunctive plur.1 starten startten
imperative sing. start
imperative plur.1 start
participles startend gestart
1) Archaic.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English start +‎ -en; compare with Dutch starten and native High German stürzen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

starten (third-person singular simple present startet, past tense startete, past participle gestartet, auxiliary sein or haben)

  1. (intransitive, auxiliary sein) to start (race car, airplane, etc.)
    Die Maschine ist pünktlich gestartet.
    The plane started on time.
  2. (transitive, auxiliary haben) to start something
    Ich habe den Computer gestartet.
    I've started the computer.

Usage notesEdit

  • Transitive starten is only used as “cause to run/move/proceed” (in a concrete or figurative sense). Possible objects of starten are machines, missiles, operations, projects, events, etc. The verb cannot be used in the sense of “begin to do”, for example in a sentence like: “He started smoking.” For this see anfangen and beginnen.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

starten m

  1. definite singular of start

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

starten m

  1. definite singular of start

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

starten

  1. definite singular of start