neigen

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hnaigijaną, the causative of nijgen. Cognate with Old English hnǣgan, Old Saxon hnēgan, Old High German hneigen, neigen, Old Norse hneiga.

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neigen (past singular neigde, past participle geneigd)

  1. To bend over, lean (towards)
  2. To tend, incline.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɪ̯ɡŋ̩/, /ˈnaɪ̯ɡən/
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Verb[edit]

neigen (third-person singular simple present neigt, past tense neigte, past participle geneigt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bend
  2. to tilt
  3. to tend

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