killen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The English word kill, inflected as a German verb.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

killen ‎(third-person singular simple present killt, past tense killte, past participle gekillt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (nautical) to shiver
  2. (slang) to frag, kill

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Usage notes[edit]

  • A highly Denglish word not present in everyday German. It is only used in the video game scene or by people who make strong use of English words in speech.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German kuolen; equivalent to kill ‎(cool) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

killen ‎(third-person singular present killt, past participle gekillt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to cool
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive killen
participle gekillt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular killen
2nd singular kills kill
3rd singular killt
1st plural killen
2nd plural killt killt
3rd plural killen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

killen

  1. inflected form of kill

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from English kill.

Verb[edit]

killen ‎(third-person singular present killt, past participle gekillt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive, slang) to kill
Conjugation[edit]
Regular
infinitive killen
participle gekillt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular killen
2nd singular kills kill
3rd singular killt
1st plural killen
2nd plural killt killt
3rd plural killen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.
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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

killen

  1. definite singular of kille