maken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English maken, equivalent to make +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

maken

  1. (obsolete) plural simple present form of make
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte d'Arthur, Book XXI:
      & somme englysshe bookes maken mencyon that they wente neuer oute of englond after the deth of syr Launcelot / but that was but fauour of makers
    • 1579, Edmund Spenser, The Shepheardes Calender
      They maken many a wrong chevisaunce,
    • 1606, Nathaniel Baxter, Sir Philip Sydneys Ourania, that is, Endimions Song and Tragedie, containing all Philosophie
      All these Starres maken one hundred and eight,
      Bright and conspicuous without deceite.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch maken, from Old Dutch *makon, macon, from Proto-Germanic *makōną.

Verb[edit]

maken

  1. (transitive) to make
  2. (transitive) to fix, to repair, to mend
  3. (transitive) to take (a photo)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of maken (weak)
infinitive maken
past singular maakte
past participle gemaakt
infinitive maken
gerund maken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular maak maakte
2nd person sing. (jij) maakt maakte
2nd person sing. (u) maakt maakte
2nd person sing. (gij) maakt maakte
3rd person singular maakt maakte
plural maken maakten
subjunctive sing.1 make maakte
subjunctive plur.1 maken maakten
imperative sing. maak
imperative plur.1 maakt
participles makend gemaakt
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

maken

  1. rōmaji reading of まけん

Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaː.kə(n)/, /ˈmæː.kə(n)/, /ˈmɑː.kə(n)/, /ˈmɒː.kə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ken

Verb[edit]

maken (past singular möök, past participle maakt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. To make.

Conjugation[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch makon, macon, from Frankish *makōn, from Proto-Germanic *makōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

maken

  1. to make

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English macian, from Proto-Germanic *makōną.

Verb[edit]

maken

  1. to make

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

maken

  1. definite singular of make