binnen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

binnen

  1. inside, indoors
    Als het regent kun je beter binnen blijven.
    When it rains it's better to stay inside.
  2. (postpositional) (to) inside, into
    Het schip voerde de haven binnen.
    The ship sailed into the harbour.

Preposition[edit]

binnen

  1. inside, within
    U mag enkel binnen de parkeervakken parkeren.
    You may only park inside the parking spaces.
  2. within (a time)
    binnen tien minuten
    within ten minutes

Inflection[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German binnen (within). In Low German (and in Dutch), the word is not only a preposition but a frequent adverb meaning “within, inside” in local and temporal sense; cognate with German innen. It was borrowed in standard German in a more narrow sense.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

binnen (with genitive or dative)

  1. within (a time span)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 27/2010, page 70
      Die Aktienbörsen schalten oftmals binnen weniger Stunden von Depression auf Optimismus um – und wieder zurück.
      The stock markets often switch within a few hours from depression to optimism – and back again.

Derived terms[edit]


Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon bindan, from Proto-Germanic *bindaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind). Compare Dutch binden, German binden, English bind, West Frisian bine, Danish binde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

binnen (past singular bunn, past participle bunnen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to bind

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]