mennen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mennen, from Old Dutch *mennen, from Vulgar Latin mināre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mennen

  1. (literally) (transitive) To lead (a) draught animal(s)
  2. (transitive) To drive a drawn vehicle (especially chariot) or plow
  3. (transitive) To deliver the load of such transport
  4. (figuratively) (transitive) To take the lead, conduct, guide, command (troops), steer people/ events
  5. (intransitive) To be engaged in any of the above senses, e.g. to have the lead, be in charge

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of mennen (weak)
infinitive mennen
past singular mende
past participle gemend
infinitive mennen
gerund mennen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular men mende
2nd person sing. (jij) ment mende
2nd person sing. (u) ment mende
2nd person sing. (gij) ment mende
3rd person singular ment mende
plural mennen menden
subjunctive sing.1 menne mende
subjunctive plur.1 mennen menden
imperative sing. men
imperative plur.1 ment
participles mennend gemend
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mennen

  1. First-person singular potential present form of mennä.
  2. Second active infinitive of mennä in instructive case.