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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 *takanaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *takaną (to take; grasp; touch); equivalent to take +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteɪkən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪkən
  • Hyphenation: tak‧en

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

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

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

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • taken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

taken

  1. definite plural of tak