DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wânen, from Old Dutch wānen, from Proto-Germanic *wēnijaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːnən

VerbEdit

wanen

  1. to misbelieve (believe falsely or incorrectly)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of wanen (weak)
infinitive wanen
past singular waande
past participle gewaand
infinitive wanen
gerund wanen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular waan waande
2nd person sing. (jij) waant waande
2nd person sing. (u) waant waande
2nd person sing. (gij) waant waande
3rd person singular waant waande
plural wanen waanden
subjunctive sing.1 wane waande
subjunctive plur.1 wanen waanden
imperative sing. waan
imperative plur.1 waant
participles wanend gewaand
1) Archaic.

NounEdit

wanen

  1. Plural form of waan

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch wānen, from Proto-Germanic *wēnijaną.

VerbEdit

wânen

  1. to expect
  2. to think, to be of the opinion
  3. to suspect
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: wanen

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch *wanon, from Proto-Germanic *wanōną.

VerbEdit

wānen

  1. to wane
    Antonym: wassen
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit

  • wanen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • wanen (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “wanen (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “wanen (III)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page III


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wānian.

VerbEdit

wanen

  1. to moan, to wail, to complain
  2. (figuratively, of a bell) to sound
  3. to lament, to bewail

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wēnijaną.

VerbEdit

wānen

  1. to think, to suppose

ConjugationEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wānen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wēnijaną.

VerbEdit

wānen

  1. to suppose, to hope, to guess

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014