mening

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch mening, from Middle Dutch mêninge. Equivalent to meen (to mean, to suppose) +‎ -ing (-ion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mening (plural menings or meninge)

  1. An opinion.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mêninge. Equivalent to menen (to mean, to suppose) +‎ -ing (-ion).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːnɪŋ/
  • (Netherlands)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: me‧ning
  • Rhymes: -eːnɪŋ

Noun[edit]

mening f (plural meningen, diminutive meninkje n)

  1. An opinion.
    Zij heeft recht op een eigen mening.
    She has a right to her own opinion.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: mening

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb mene

Noun[edit]

mening m or f (definite singular meninga or meningen, indefinite plural meninger, definite plural meningene)

  1. an opinion (subjective thought)
  2. meaning (sense, significance)
  3. intention

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mena +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mening c

  1. a meaning, a definition of a word
  2. a sentence, a grammatical phrase
  3. an opinion, an idea

Declension[edit]

Declension of mening 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mening meningen meningar meningarna
Genitive menings meningens meningars meningarnas

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Uzbek[edit]

Determiner[edit]

mening

  1. my