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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch teken, from Middle Dutch têken, teiken, from Old Dutch *tēkan, *teikan, from Proto-Germanic *taikną. Doublet of teiken (target, goal). Cognate with German Zeichen, English token.

NounEdit

teken (plural tekens, diminutive tekentjie)

  1. sign; signal
  2. sign, signpost

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch tekenen, from Middle Dutch têkenen, from Old Dutch *tēkanen, from Proto-Germanic *taiknijaną, from etymology 1. Cognate with German zeichnen.

NounEdit

teken (present teken, present participle tekenende, past participle geteken)

  1. to draw; to sketch
  2. to sign; to subscribe

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈteː.kən/
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  • Hyphenation: te‧ken
  • Rhymes: -eːkən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch têken, 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.The firm confers stars to restaurants as a sign of quality.
  2. signal
  3. character
    Chinese tekensChinese characters.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: teken
  • Indonesian: teken

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

teken

  1. Plural form of teek

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

teken

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

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛkən]
  • Hyphenation: tè‧kên

VerbEdit

tèkên

  1. (colloquial) to sign, to validate or ratify (a document) by writing one's signature on it.
    Synonym: menandatangani

Further readingEdit


Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

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

  1. to draw, sign

ConjugationEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

têken n

  1. mark, sign
  2. gesture
  3. signal
  4. sign, indication
  5. mark, wound

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • teken (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • teken (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian tēken, from Proto-Germanic *taikną.

NounEdit

teken n (plural tekens, diminutive tekentsje)

  1. sign
  2. mark
  3. symbol

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • teken”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011