denken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch denken, from Old Dutch thenken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *tong-. Compare Low German denken, dinken, German denken, West Frisian tinke, English think, Icelandic þekkja.

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denken (past singular dacht, past participle gedacht)

  1. to think

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denken n (uncountable)

  1. thinking

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German denken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *tong-. Compare Low German denken, dinken, Dutch denken, West Frisian tinke, English think, Icelandic þekkja.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛŋkŋ̩/, /ˈdɛŋkən/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

denken (strong, third-person singular simple present denkt, past tense dachte, past participle gedacht, past subjunctive dächte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) to think
  2. (transitive) to consider
  3. (reflexive, with dative) to imagine

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon thenkian.

Verb[edit]

denken (past singular dach, past participle dacht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to think

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German denken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną.

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denken (past participle geduecht or geduet, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to think

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch thenken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną.

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denken

  1. to think

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną. Cognate with Dutch denken and English think.

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denken

  1. to think, to perceive

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, akin to Old Saxon thenkian, Old Dutch thenken, Old English þencan, Old Norse þekkja, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌲𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þagkjan).

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denken

  1. to think

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