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PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

teken

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

NounEdit

teken

  1. Plural form of teek

AnagramsEdit


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

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: teeken
  • West Frisian: teken