kommen

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Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwemaną.

Verb[edit]

kommen

  1. to come
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Kommen. Venire.

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kommen

  1. Plural form of kom

Verb[edit]

kommen (past singular kwam, past participle gekommen)

  1. (Brabantian, Limburg, informal) Alternative form of komen.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kweman, kuman, from Proto-Germanic *kwemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- *gʷém-. Compare Low German kamen, Dutch komen, English come, Danish komme.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈkɔmən]
  • Hyphenation: kom‧men

Verb[edit]

kommen (class 4 strong, third-person singular simple present kommt, past tense kam, past participle gekommen, past subjunctive käme, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to come; to arrive; to approach
  2. (intransitive) to come on; to cooperate; to join
    Ach komm, das wird schon nicht so schlimm werden.
    Aw, come on, it won’t be so bad.
    Kommt, deckt doch schon mal den Tisch.
    Come on, just set the table [already].
  3. (impersonal) to occur; to happen; to come to be
    Es kam, dass...
    It happened that ....
    Wie kommt es, dass...?
    Why is it that ...?
    or “How come ...?”
  4. (intransitive) to be played (of a song or film)
    Eben kam ‘Waka waka’.
    They just played ‘Waka waka’.
  5. (intransitive, slang) to orgasm; to cum (can be used either personally or impersonally)
    Ich komme gleich!
    I’m about to cum!
    Mir kommt's gleich!
    I’m about to cum!

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German queman, from Proto-Germanic *kwemaną. Cognate with German kommen, Dutch komen, English come.

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Verb[edit]

kommen (past participle komm, auxiliary verb sinn)

  1. to come

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Swedish[edit]

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kommen

  1. past participle of komma.
  2. Obsolete plural form of kommer, present tense of komma. 2nd person only.
  3. Obsolete plural form of kom, imperative of komma. 2nd person only.
    Upp, alla I som ären törstiga, kommen hit och fån vatten
    Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters (Isaiah 55:1)