Danish

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Etymology 1

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tankən/, [ˈtˢɑŋɡ̊ŋ̩]

Noun

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tanken c

  1. definite singular of tanke (thought)

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /tanˀkən/, [ˈtˢɑŋˀɡ̊ŋ̩]

Noun

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tanken c

  1. definite singular of tank (container)

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /taːnˀkən/, [ˈtˢæːŋˀɡ̊ŋ̩]

Noun

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tanken c

  1. definite singular of tank (armored vehicle)

Dutch

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Etymology

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From English tank.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛŋkə(n)/
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Verb

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tanken

  1. (intransitive) to fuel (to fill a fuel tank of a vehicle)
  2. (intransitive, slang) to drink lots of alcohol

Inflection

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Conjugation of tanken (weak)
infinitive tanken
past singular tankte
past participle getankt
infinitive tanken
gerund tanken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular tank tankte
2nd person sing. (jij) tankt tankte
2nd person sing. (u) tankt tankte
2nd person sing. (gij) tankt tankte
3rd person singular tankt tankte
plural tanken tankten
subjunctive sing.1 tanke tankte
subjunctive plur.1 tanken tankten
imperative sing. tank
imperative plur.1 tankt
participles tankend getankt
1) Archaic.

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German

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Etymology

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Borrowed from English tank. The reflexive use is from the now archaic sense "tank, armoured vehicle".

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtaŋkən/, [ˈtaŋkən], [ˈtaŋkŋ̍]
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  • Hyphenation: tan‧ken

Verb

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tanken (weak, third-person singular present tankt, past tense tankte, past participle getankt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to fuel, to refuel (fill a fuel tank of a vehicle)
  2. (transitive or intransitive, informal) to drink a lot of alcohol
  3. (reflexive, with some locative adverb) to move forcefully against resistance
    Der bullige Mittelstürmer tankt sich durch die gegnerische Abwehr.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • tanken” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • tanken” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • tanken” in Duden online
  • tanken” in OpenThesaurus.de

Japanese

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Romanization

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tanken

  1. Rōmaji transcription of たんけん

Norwegian Bokmål

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Noun

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tanken m

  1. definite singular of tank
  2. definite singular of tanke

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

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tanken m

  1. definite singular of tank
  2. definite singular of tanke

Swedish

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Noun

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tanken

  1. definite singular of tank
  2. definite singular of tanke

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