blinke

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German blinken (to flash).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blenɡe/, [ˈb̥leŋɡ̊ə]

Verb[edit]

blinke (imperative blink, infinitive at blinke, present tense blinker, past tense blinkede, perfect tense har blinket)

  1. blink
  2. wink
  3. glint
  4. flash
  5. twinkle
  6. gleam
  7. indicate (to signal in a vehicle the desire to turn right or left)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

blinke

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of blinken

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

blinke

  1. First-person singular present of blinken.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of blinken.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of blinken.
  4. Imperative singular of blinken.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German blinken

Verb[edit]

blinke (imperative blink, present tense blinker, passive blinkes, simple past and past participle blinka or blinket, present participle blinkende)

  1. to flash, glint, sparkle, twinkle, wink, blink

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

blinke (present tense blinkar, past tense blinka, past participle blinka, passive infinitive blinkast, present participle blinkande, imperative blink/blinke)

  1. Alternative form of blinka

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian blinka, from Proto-Germanic *blinkaną.

Verb[edit]

blinke

  1. to shine

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
infinitive blinke
3rd singular past blonk
past participle blonken
infinitive blinke
long infinitive blinken
gerund blinken n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular blink blonk
2nd singular blinkst blonkst
3rd singular blinkt blonk
plural blinke blonken
imperative blink
participles blinkend blonken

Further reading[edit]

  • blinke”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011