grenzen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣrɛn.zə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gren‧zen
  • Rhymes: -ɛnzən

Etymology 1[edit]

From grens +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

grenzen

  1. (intransitive) to border [+ aan (on)]
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of grenzen (weak)
infinitive grenzen
past singular grensde
past participle gegrensd
infinitive grenzen
gerund grenzen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular grens grensde
2nd person sing. (jij) grenst grensde
2nd person sing. (u) grenst grensde
2nd person sing. (gij) grenst grensde
3rd person singular grenst grensde
plural grenzen grensden
subjunctive sing.1 grenze grensde
subjunctive plur.1 grenzen grensden
imperative sing. grens
imperative plur.1 grenst
participles grenzend gegrensd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: grens

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

grenzen

  1. Plural form of grens

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grenizen. By surface analysis, Grenze +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gren‧zen
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʁɛntsən/, [ˈɡʁɛntsn̩]

Verb[edit]

grenzen (weak, third-person singular present grenzt, past tense grenzte, past participle gegrenzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to border
    Deutschland grenzt im Westen an Frankreich.German borders France to the west.
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to come close to, to almost be (to be very similar)
    Was geschehen ist grenzt an ein Wunder.What has happened is almost a miracle.

Usage notes[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • grenzen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • grenzen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • grenzen” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

grenzen (third-person singular present grenzt, past participle gegrenzt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to border

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive grenzen
participle gegrenzt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular grenzen
2nd singular grenz grenz
3rd singular grenzt
1st plural grenzen
2nd plural grenzt grenzt
3rd plural grenzen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.