denken

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch denken, from Old Dutch thenken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *teng-. Compare Low German denken, dinken, German denken, West Frisian tinke, English think, Icelandic þekkja.

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denken ‎(past singular dacht, past participle gedacht)

  1. to think

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Inflection of denken (weak with past in -cht)
infinitive denken
past singular dacht
past participle gedacht
infinitive denken
gerund denken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular denk dacht
2nd person sing. (jij) denkt dacht
2nd person sing. (u) denkt dacht
2nd person sing. (gij) denkt dacht
3rd person singular denkt dacht
plural denken dachten
subjunctive sing.1 denke dachte
subjunctive plur.1 denken dachten
imperative sing. denk
imperative plur.1 denkt
participles denkend gedacht
1) Archaic.

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denken n ‎(uncountable)

  1. thinking

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German denken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *teng-. Compare Low German denken, dinken, Dutch denken, West Frisian tinke, English think, Icelandic þekkja.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛŋkŋ̩/, /ˈdɛŋkən/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

denken ‎(strong, third-person singular simple present denkt, past tense dachte, past participle gedacht, past subjunctive dächte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) to think
  2. (transitive) to consider
  3. (reflexive, with dative) to imagine

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon thenkian.

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denken ‎(third-person singular simple present denkt, past tense dach, past participle dacht, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to think

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German denken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną.

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denken ‎(past participle geduecht or geduet, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to think

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch thenken, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną.

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denken

  1. to think

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną. Cognate with Dutch denken and English think.

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denken

  1. to think, to perceive

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, akin to Old Saxon thenkian, Old Dutch thenken, Old English þencan, Old Norse þekkja, Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌲𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(þagkjan).

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denken

  1. to think

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