killen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪlən

Noun[edit]

killen

  1. Plural form of kil

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English kill.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (slang) to frag, kill
    Synonyms: umbringen, umlegen, kaltmachen

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb is used chiefly in the context of video games. Otherwise it is rare and, when used, is felt by many speakers as an unusual anglicism. The noun Killer is more frequent, however.

Conjugation[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (nautical) to shiver

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. inflection of kill:
    1. strong/weak nominative/accusative masculine singular
    2. weak dative masculine/neuter singular
    3. strong/weak dative plural

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed 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.
Synonyms[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

killen

  1. definite singular of kille

Anagrams[edit]


Yagara[edit]

Noun[edit]

killen

  1. Alternative form of gillen (finger).

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