lenen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːnə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: le‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːnən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch lênen, from Old Dutch *lēnen, from Proto-Germanic *laihnijaną.

Verb[edit]

lenen

  1. (transitive) To borrow [+ van (from)]
  2. (ditransitive, or with an indirect object) To lend.
  3. (reflexive) To lend itself to, be fit [+ tot (for)].
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of lenen (weak)
infinitive lenen
past singular leende
past participle geleend
infinitive lenen
gerund lenen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular leen leende
2nd person sing. (jij) leent leende
2nd person sing. (u) leent leende
2nd person sing. (gij) leent leende
3rd person singular leent leende
plural lenen leenden
subjunctive sing.1 lene leende
subjunctive plur.1 lenen leenden
imperative sing. leen
imperative plur.1 leent
participles lenend geleend
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: leen
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: leni
  • Negerhollands: leen, lin

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

lenen

  1. Plural form of leen

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *lēnen, from Proto-Germanic *laihnijaną.

Verb[edit]

lênen

  1. To lend
  2. To borrow
  3. To grant, to allow.

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hlainijaną.

Verb[edit]

lēnen

  1. To lean, to rest.

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lēnen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012