klagen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch clagen, from Old Dutch clagon, from Proto-Germanic *klagōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklaːɣə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kla‧gen
  • Rhymes: -aːɣən

Verb[edit]

klagen

  1. (intransitive) to complain
  2. (transitive) to sue

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of klagen (weak)
infinitive klagen
past singular klaagde
past participle geklaagd
infinitive klagen
gerund klagen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular klaag klaagde
2nd person sing. (jij) klaagt klaagde
2nd person sing. (u) klaagt klaagde
2nd person sing. (gij) klaagt klaagde
3rd person singular klaagt klaagde
plural klagen klaagden
subjunctive sing.1 klage klaagde
subjunctive plur.1 klagen klaagden
imperative sing. klaag
imperative plur.1 klaagt
participles klagend geklaagd
1) Archaic.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: klaag
  • Sranan Tongo: kragi

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *klagōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

klagen (weak, third-person singular present klagt, past tense klagte, past participle geklagt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to complain (to express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment)
  2. to wail, lament
  3. (law) to sue

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

klagen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of klage

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

klagen f or m

  1. definite masculine singular of klage