aken

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See also: Aken, åken, akẹn, Âken, and Äken

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English ācennan or gecennan, equivalent to a- +‎ cennan (to give birth to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aken (third-person singular simple present akens, present participle akenning, simple past and past participle akenned)

  1. (obsolete) To bear, give birth to. (Usually in the past participle.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

aken

  1. (obsolete) alternative past participle of ache.

Anagrams[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aken

  1. plural of aak

Anagrams[edit]

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic окъно (okŭno). Cognate to Finnish ikkuna and akkuna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aken (genitive akna, partitive akent)

  1. window

Declension[edit]

Declension of aken (ÕS type 8/küünal, length gradation)
singular plural
nominative aken aknad
accusative nom.
gen. akna
genitive akende
partitive akent aknaid
illative aknasse akendesse
aknaisse
inessive aknas akendes
aknais
elative aknast akendest
aknaist
allative aknale akendele
aknaile
adessive aknal akendel
aknail
ablative aknalt akendelt
aknailt
translative aknaks akendeks
aknaiks
terminative aknani akendeni
essive aknana akendena
abessive aknata akendeta
comitative aknaga akendega

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

âken ?

  1. Aachen (a city in modern Germany)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: Aken
  • Limburgish: Aoke

Further reading[edit]

  • aken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old English acan, from Proto-West Germanic *akan, from Proto-Germanic *akaną; equivalent to ache +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːkən/, /ˈɛːkən/, /ˈɔːkən/

Verb[edit]

aken

  1. To ache, to hurt.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aken

  1. Alternative form of oken

Peranakan Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay akan (will), from Classical Malayاكن(akan), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *aken (preposition, on, upon; applicative marker).

Adverb[edit]

aken

  1. will, shall
    "Apakah kau soeda pikir betoel bahoea tindakan itoe tida aken meroegiken pada bangsa Tionghoa?"[1]"Have you think that that action will not make loss for Chinese nation?"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kwee Hing Tjiat (1921) Doea Kapala Batoe [Two Hardheaded (Persons)], Nauer & Dimmick, page 5