naken

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nakenen, nacnen, equivalent to nake +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

naken ‎(third-person singular simple present nakens, present participle nakening, simple past and past participle nakened)

  1. (transitive, UK_, dialectal) To make naked; nake.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch naken, from Old Dutch nāken, from Proto-Germanic *nēkijaną.

Verb[edit]

naken

  1. (intransitive) to draw near, to approach, to be imminent
    het nakende onweer‎ ― the approaching thunderstorm

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of naken (weak)
infinitive naken
past singular naakte
past participle genaakt
infinitive naken
gerund naken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular naak naakte
2nd person sing. (jij) naakt naakte
2nd person sing. (u) naakt naakte
2nd person sing. (gij) naakt naakte
3rd person singular naakt naakte
plural naken naakten
subjunctive sing.1 nake naakte
subjunctive plur.1 naken naakten
imperative sing. naak
imperative plur.1 naakt
participles nakend genaakt
1) Archaic.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr(naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós(naked, bare).

Adjective[edit]

naken ‎(neuter singular nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknere, indefinite superlative naknest, definite superlative nakneste)

  1. nude, naked

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr(naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós(naked, bare).

Adjective[edit]

naken ‎(neuter singular nake or nakent, definite singular and plural nakne, comparative naknare, indefinite superlative naknast, definite superlative naknaste)

  1. naked, nude

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse nakinn, nǫkkviðr(naked), from Proto-Germanic *nakwadaz, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷós(naked, bare).

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Adjective[edit]

naken

  1. nude, naked; without clothes

Declension[edit]

Inflection of naken
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular naken naknare naknast
Neuter singular naket naknare naknast
Plural nakna naknare naknast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 nakne naknare naknaste
All nakna naknare naknaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.