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teken

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *tēkan, from Proto-Germanic *taikną.

NounEdit

teken n (plural tekenen or tekens, diminutive tekentje n)

  1. sign
    De firma kent sterren aan restaurants toe als teken van de kwaliteit.[1] — The firm confers stars to restaurants as a sign of quality.
  2. signal
  3. character
    Chinese tekens — Chinese characters.
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

teken

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tekenen
  2. imperative of tekenen

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

teken

  1. Plural form of teek

AnagramsEdit


Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the noun Zeichen. Cognate with English token, Dutch teken, German Zeichen.

VerbEdit

teken (past singular teken, past participle tekent, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to draw, sign

ConjugationEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

teken

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of ta, taka and take

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *taikną.

NounEdit

tēken n

  1. sign

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit