aken

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See also: Aken and åken

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a- + Old English cennan (to give birth to).

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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]

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aken

  1. (obsolete) alternative past participle of ache.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aken

  1. Plural form of aak

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

aken (genitive akna, partitive akent)

  1. window

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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]

From Old English ǣcen.

Adjective[edit]

aken

  1. Alternative form of oken
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English acan, from Proto-Germanic *akaną; equivalent to ache +‎ -en.

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Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

aken

  1. To ache, to hurt.
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