gamen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English game.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeːmə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ga‧men

Verb[edit]

gamen

  1. (intransitive) to play a video game

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gamen (weak)
infinitive gamen
past singular gamede
past participle gegamed
infinitive gamen
gerund gamen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular game gamede
2nd person sing. (jij) gamet gamede
2nd person sing. (u) gamet gamede
2nd person sing. (gij) gamet gamede
3rd person singular gamet gamede
plural gamen gameden
subjunctive sing.1 game gamede
subjunctive plur.1 gamen gameden
imperative sing. game
imperative plur.1 gamet
participles gamend gegamed
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English game +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeːmən/, /ˈɡɛɪ̯mən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

gamen (third-person singular simple present gamt, past tense gamte, past participle gegamt/gegamet/gegamed, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial, intransitive) to play a video game
    • 2016, Christoph Ernst, Weihnachten hart + zart: 24 und eine Geschichte von acht Autoren, Kadera Verlag Günther Döscher (→ISBN)
      Die meiste Zeit haben der Weihnachtsmann und ich gegeneinander gegamt, Mimi und Hannes saßen mit roten Backen um uns rum und fieberten richtig mit.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gamen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of がめん

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English gæmnian, gamnian, gamenian; equivalent to and influenced by game +‎ -en.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaːmən/, /ˈɡamən/, /ˈɡaːm(ə)nən/, /ˈɡam(ə)nən/
  • (from OE *gomenian) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔːmən/, /ˈɡɔːm(ə)nən/

Verb[edit]

gamen

  1. To entertain or enjoy oneself; to display happiness or joy.
  2. To make entertained or joyful; to amuse or cheer up.
  3. (rare) To have sex; to engage in sexual intercourse.
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: game
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English gamen, gomen.

Noun[edit]

gamen

  1. Alternative form of game

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gamaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamen n

  1. game, sport, or pastime
  2. joy, mirth, or pleasure

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • gamen in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamen

  1. definite singular of gam

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