dünken

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German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): [ˈdʏŋkŋ̩], [ˈdʏŋkn̩]
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dünken (strong, third-person singular simple present dünkt, past tense deuchte, past participle gedeucht, past subjunctive dünkte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (archaic) to seem (to appear)

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Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdʏŋkŋ̩], [ˈdʏŋkn̩]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Saxon thunkian, from Proto-Germanic *þunkijaną. Cognate with Old English þyncan (English think), Old Dutch *thunken (Dutch dunken), Old High German dunken (German dünken), Old Norse þykja (Swedish tycka), Gothic 𐌸𐌿𐌲𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þugkjan).

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dünken (past düch, past participle dücht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (copulative) to seem
    Mi dücht dat Weder vundaag bannig störmsch. — The weather seems me stormy today.
  2. (impersonal) to think, to consider
    Mi dücht, ik müss seggt hebben: Geern, mien Jehann! — I think I should have said: Of course, my Jehann!.
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