genieten

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From Middle Dutch genieten, from Old Dutch *giniotan, from Proto-Germanic *ganeutaną, from *ga- + *neutaną. Compare Old Saxon giniotan (to enjoy), Old English nēotan (to use), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌽𐌹𐌿𐍄𐌰𐌽 (ganiutan)/𐌽𐌹𐌿𐍄𐌰𐌽 (niutan).

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genieten (past singular genoot, past participle genoten)

  1. (intransitive) to enjoy oneself, to have a pleasant experience
  2. (intransitive, ~ van) to enjoy
  3. (transitive) to enjoy, to use or benefit from

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