janken

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese じゃんけん (janken).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

janken

  1. (games) the game of Rock Paper Scissors

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch janken, further etymology unknown.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

janken

  1. to whine
  2. (informal) to cry
    (Brabantian) Zit hij daar te janken gelijk een klein kind!
    Synonyms: blèren

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of janken (weak)
infinitive janken
past singular jankte
past participle gejankt
infinitive janken
gerund janken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular jank jankte
2nd person sing. (jij) jankt jankte
2nd person sing. (u) jankt jankte
2nd person sing. (gij) jankt jankte
3rd person singular jankt jankte
plural janken jankten
subjunctive sing.1 janke jankte
subjunctive plur.1 janken jankten
imperative sing. jank
imperative plur.1 jankt
participles jankend gejankt
1) Archaic.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Verb[edit]

janken

  1. to whine, to make a whining sound
  2. to whine, to whinge

Inflection[edit]

This verbs needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • janken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • janken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929