gedenken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gedenken, from Old Dutch *gethenken. Equivalent to ge- +‎ denken.

Verb[edit]

gedenken

  1. (transitive) to remember, to commemorate

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gedenken (weak with past in -cht, prefixed)
infinitive gedenken
past singular gedacht
past participle gedacht
infinitive gedenken
gerund gedenken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular gedenk gedacht
2nd person sing. (jij) gedenkt gedacht
2nd person sing. (u) gedenkt gedacht
2nd person sing. (gij) gedenkt gedacht
3rd person singular gedenkt gedacht
plural gedenken gedachten
subjunctive sing.1 gedenke gedachte
subjunctive plur.1 gedenken gedachten
imperative sing. gedenk
imperative plur.1 gedenkt
participles gedenkend gedacht
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gedenken, from Old High German githenken, surface analysis: ge- +‎ denken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /gəˈdɛŋkŋ̩/, /gəˈdɛŋkən/

Verb[edit]

gedenken ‎(strong, third-person singular simple present gedenkt, past tense gedachte, past participle gedacht, past subjunctive gedächte, auxiliary haben)

  1. to remember, commemorate
    An diesem Tag gedenken wir der Opfer.
    On this day, we remember the victims.
  2. to intend
    Wann gedenkst du, heute Abend nach Hause zu kommen?
    When do you intend to come home this evening?

Usage notes[edit]

In the formal standard language, this verb is mostly construed with a genitive object (wir gedenken der Opfer). However, a dative object is sometimes encountered (particularly in less formal contexts) and is generally considered correct as well (wir gedenken den Opfern).

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

gedenken ‎(third-person singular present gedenkt, preterite geduecht, past participle geduecht or geduet, past subjunctive gediecht, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to remember, to commemorate

Conjugation[edit]

Irregular with past tense
infinitive gedenken
participle geduecht
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
past
indicative
conditional imperative
1st singular gedenken geduecht gediecht
2nd singular gedenks geduechts gediechts gedenk
3rd singular gedenkt geduecht gediecht
1st plural gedenken geduechten gediechten
2nd plural gedenkt geduecht gediecht gedenkt
3rd plural gedenken geduechten gediechten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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