drinken

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drinken

  1. (nonstandard) past participle of drink
    Has he eaten or drinken anything today?

Note: the usual past participle of the verb to drink is drunk, which is found in the overwhelming majority of cases. The form "drinken" is an overregularization based on forms such as eat / eaten and beat / beaten. It is more common in spoken language than in written form.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

drinken c

  1. singular definite of drink

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch drinken, from Old Dutch drinkan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

Verb[edit]

drinken

  1. (transitive) to drink
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of drinken (strong class 3)
infinitive drinken
past singular dronk
past participle gedronken
infinitive drinken
gerund drinken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular drink dronk
2nd person sing. (jij) drinkt dronk
2nd person sing. (u) drinkt dronk
2nd person sing. (gij) drinkt dronkt
3rd person singular drinkt dronk
plural drinken dronken
subjunctive sing.1 drinke dronke
subjunctive plur.1 drinken dronken
imperative sing. drink
imperative plur.1 drinkt
participles drinkend gedronken
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Gerund of the verb drinken.

Noun[edit]

drinken n (uncountable)

  1. drink, beverage
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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon drinkan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

Verb[edit]

drinken (third-person singular simple present drinkt, past tense drunk, past participle drunken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to drink

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch drinkan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

Verb[edit]

drinken

  1. to drink

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Indicative Present Past
1st singular drinke drank
2nd singular drincs, drinkes droncs, dronkes
3rd singular drinct, drinket drank
1st plural drinken dronken
2nd plural drinct, drinket dronct, dronket
3rd plural drinken dronken
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular drinke dronke
2nd singular drincs, drinkes dronkes
3rd singular drinke dronke
1st plural drinken dronken
2nd plural drinct, drinket dronket
3rd plural drinken dronken
Imperative Present
Singular drinc, drinke
Plural drinct, drinket
Present Past
Participle drinkende gedronken

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • drinken (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • drinken (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon drinkan (to drink), from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną.

Verb[edit]

drinken

  1. to drink

Conjugation[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

drinken

  1. definite singular of drink