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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː.kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːkən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wêken, from Old Dutch *wēken, from Proto-Germanic *waikwijaną.

VerbEdit

weken

  1. (archaic, transitive) to soften
  2. (transitive, reflexive) to soak
InflectionEdit
Inflection of weken (weak)
infinitive weken
past singular weekte
past participle geweekt
infinitive weken
gerund weken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular week weekte
2nd person sing. (jij) weekt weekte
2nd person sing. (u) weekt weekte
2nd person sing. (gij) weekt weekte
3rd person singular weekt weekte
plural weken weekten
subjunctive sing.1 weke weekte
subjunctive plur.1 weken weekten
imperative sing. week
imperative plur.1 weekt
participles wekend geweekt
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

weken

  1. Plural form of week

VerbEdit

weken

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of wijken

AnagramsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *wēken, from Proto-Germanic *waikwijaną.

VerbEdit

wêken

  1. to soften, to make/become soft (generally through soaking)

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • weken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • weken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

weken

  1. plural of weke (week)