knappen

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See also: Knappen and knäppen

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

knappen c

  1. definite singular of knap

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably of imitative origin; see also knippen (to cut off, pinch).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈknɑ.pə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑpən

Verb[edit]

knappen

  1. to crack

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of knappen (weak)
infinitive knappen
past singular knapte
past participle geknapt
infinitive knappen
gerund knappen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular knap knapte
2nd person sing. (jij) knapt knapte
2nd person sing. (u) knapt knapte
2nd person sing. (gij) knapt knapte
3rd person singular knapt knapte
plural knappen knapten
subjunctive sing.1 knappe knapte
subjunctive plur.1 knappen knapten
imperative sing. knap
imperative plur.1 knapt
participles knappend geknapt
1) Archaic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 1022

German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

knappen

  1. inflection of knapp:
    1. strong genitive masculine/neuter singular
    2. weak/mixed genitive/dative all-gender singular
    3. strong/weak/mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak/mixed all-case plural

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From knappe (strike) +‎ -en (verbal ending).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

knappen

  1. (transitive, rare) To hit; land a blow at.

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

knappen m

  1. definite singular of knapp

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

knappen m

  1. definite singular of knapp

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

knappen

  1. definite singular of knapp