lengen

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Noun[edit]

lengen

  1. (anatomy) arm

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lengen, from Old Dutch *lengen, from Proto-Germanic *langijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛŋə(n)/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

lengen

  1. (intransitive) to become longer
    Als de dagen lengen, gaan de nachten strengen.
    When the days become longer, the nights become colder.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of lengen (weak)
infinitive lengen
past singular lengde
past participle gelengd
infinitive lengen
gerund lengen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular leng lengde
2nd person sing. (jij) lengt lengde
2nd person sing. (u) lengt lengde
2nd person sing. (gij) lengt lengde
3rd person singular lengt lengde
plural lengen lengden
subjunctive sing.1 lenge lengde
subjunctive plur.1 lengen lengden
imperative sing. leng
imperative plur.1 lengt
participles lengend gelengd
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *lengen, from Proto-Germanic *langijaną.

Verb[edit]

lengen

  1. to lengthen, to extend, to make/become longer

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • lenghen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • lengen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From leng.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /lenɡen/

Verb[edit]

lengen

  1. to limp, to hobble (to walk lamely, as if favouring one leg)