teken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *tēkan, from Proto-Germanic *taikną.

Noun[edit]

teken n (plural tekenen or tekens, diminutive tekentje n)

  1. sign
    De firma kent sterren aan restaurants toe als teken van de kwaliteit.[1] — The firm confers stars to restaurants as a sign of quality.
  2. signal
  3. character
    Chinese tekens — Chinese characters.
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

teken

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tekenen
  2. imperative of tekenen

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

teken

  1. Plural form of teek

Anagrams[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the noun Zeichen. Cognate with English token, Dutch teken, German Zeichen.

Verb[edit]

teken (past singular teken, past participle tekent, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to draw, sign

Conjugation[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

teken

  1. masculine and feminine past participle of ta, taka and take

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *taikną.

Noun[edit]

tēken n

  1. sign

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]