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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English taken, takenn, from Old English *tacen, *ġetacen, from Old Norse tekinn, from Proto-Germanic *tēkanaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to take; grasp; touch), equivalent to take +‎ -en. Cognate with Scots takin, tane (taken), Icelandic tekin (taken), Swedish tagen (taken).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

taken (not comparable)

  1. Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.
    He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
  2. (informal) In a serious romantic relationship.
    I can't ask her out, she's taken.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

taken

  1. past participle of take

StatisticsEdit

Most common English words before 1923 in Project Gutenberg: given · hands · turned · #239: taken · end · rather · until

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch tāken, from Old Dutch *takan, from Proto-Germanic *takaną (to touch).

VerbEdit

taken

  1. (archaic, dialectal) to take, to grasp
  2. (archaic, dialectal) to touch
InflectionEdit
Inflection of taken (weak)
infinitive taken
past singular taakte
past participle getaakt
infinitive taken
gerund taken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular taak taakte
2nd person sing. (jij) taakt taakte
2nd person sing. (u) taakt taakte
2nd person sing. (gij) taakt taakte
3rd person singular taakt taakte
plural taken taakten
subjunctive sing.1 take taakte
subjunctive plur.1 taken taakten
imperative sing. taak
imperative plur.1 taakt
participles takend getaakt
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

NounEdit

taken

  1. Plural form of taak

AnagramsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *takan, from Proto-Germanic *takaną (to touch).

VerbEdit

tāken

  1. to take, to grab
  2. to get, to achieve

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • taken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

taken

  1. definite plural of tak