naken

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nakenen, nacnen, equivalent to nake +‎ -en.

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naken (third-person singular simple present nakens, present participle nakening, simple past and past participle nakened)

  1. (transitive, UK_, dialectal) To make naked; nake.

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naken (past singular naakte, past participle genaakt)

  1. Draw nigh; draw near; be approaching; be imminent.
    Het nakende onweer. — The approaching thunderstorm.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare).

Adjective[edit]

naken (neuter singular nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknere, indefinite superlative naknest, definite superlative nakneste)

  1. nude, naked

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare).

Adjective[edit]

naken (neuter singular nake or nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknare, indefinite superlative naknast, definite superlative naknaste)

  1. naked, nude

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr (naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷo- (naked, bare).

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Adjective[edit]

naken

  1. nude, naked; without clothes

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