blanken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From blank +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

blanken (third-person singular simple present blankens, present participle blankening, simple past and past participle blankened)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or become blank
    • 1949, House in the Sun, page 167:
      I asked Obdulia if she weren't afraid of the police. Her face blankened. "Oh, I never saw the witch, senor," she said.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From blank +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

blanken

  1. (intransitive) to glow in a white or pallid colour
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of blanken (weak)
infinitive blanken
past singular blankte
past participle geblankt
infinitive blanken
gerund blanken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular blank blankte
2nd person sing. (jij) blankt blankte
2nd person sing. (u) blankt blankte
2nd person sing. (gij) blankt blankte
3rd person singular blankt blankte
plural blanken blankten
subjunctive sing.1 blanke blankte
subjunctive plur.1 blanken blankten
imperative sing. blank
imperative plur.1 blankt
participles blankend geblankt
1) Archaic.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English blank.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

blanken

  1. (transitive) to blank
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of blanken (weak)
infinitive blanken
past singular blankte
past participle geblankt
infinitive blanken
gerund blanken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular blank blankte
2nd person sing. (jij) blankt blankte
2nd person sing. (u) blankt blankte
2nd person sing. (gij) blankt blankte
3rd person singular blankt blankte
plural blanken blankten
subjunctive sing.1 blanke blankte
subjunctive plur.1 blanken blankten
imperative sing. blank
imperative plur.1 blankt
participles blankend geblankt
1) Archaic.

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blanken

  1. inflected form of blank