menen

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See also: měněn

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. third-person plural present indicative of menar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mênen, from Old Dutch mēnen, from Proto-West Germanic *mainijan, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeː.nə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧nen
  • Rhymes: -eːnən

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. to think; to have an opinion or assumption
  2. to mean (to be serious and sincere; to have conviction in) (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (archaic) to mean (to refer to; to have in mind)
  4. (archaic) to mean (to convey; to want to say)
  5. (obsolete) to mean (to have as meaning, e.g. of a word)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of menen (weak)
infinitive menen
past singular meende
past participle gemeend
infinitive menen
gerund menen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular meen meende
2nd person sing. (jij) meent meende
2nd person sing. (u) meent meende
2nd person sing. (gij) meent meende
3rd person singular meent meende
plural menen meenden
subjunctive sing.1 mene meende
subjunctive plur.1 menen meenden
imperative sing. meen
imperative plur.1 meent
participles menend gemeend
1) Archaic.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Negerhollands: meen
  • Papiamentu: mèn, men
  • ? Saramaccan: méni

Anagrams[edit]

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mennä

Fula[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

menen

  1. first person plural exclusive;emphatic pronoun we, us

Usage notes[edit]

Dialectal variants[edit]

  • minen (Liptaako, Maasina, Fouta-toro, Adamawa)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch mēnen, from Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

Verb[edit]

mênen

  1. to mean, to signify
  2. to intend
  3. to mean, to stand for
  4. to think, to be of the opinion

Inflection[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English mǣnan (mean, intend; lament).

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. to intend, to mean to indicate or signify
  2. to intend, to mean to do something, or that something will be the case; to plan
  3. to say, to express
  4. to remember; to recall or bear in mind
  5. to advise or admonish or remind (someone of something)
  6. to complain of, to lament
  7. to lament, to mourn (for)
  8. to pity, to comfort

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French mener (lead).

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. to direct or guide (one's horse or oneself)
  2. (reflexive) to conduct oneself or behave (in a certain way)

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *mainijaną.

Verb[edit]

mēnen

  1. to mean, to intend

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • mēnen”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

menen

  1. inflection of menar:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

menen

  1. definite plural of men