blinken

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From Middle Dutch blinken. Related to blank. Cognate with German blinken

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blinken (past singular blonk, past participle geblonken)

  1. to shine, to glitter (reflect light)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German blinken. Cognate with Dutch blinken.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈblɪŋkən/, [ˈblɪŋkən], ˈblɪŋkŋ̩]

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blinken (third-person singular simple present blinkt, past tense blinkte, past participle geblinkt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to blink (flash on and off)
  2. to indicate (signal that one intends to turn left or right)

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