neigen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hnaigijaną, the causative of nijgen. Cognate with Old English hnǣgan, Old Saxon hnēgan, Old High German hneigen, neigen, Old Norse hneiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

neigen ‎(past singular neigde, past participle geneigd)

  1. To bend over, lean (towards)
  2. To tend, incline.

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of neigen (weak)
infinitive neigen
past singular neigde
past participle geneigd
infinitive neigen
gerund neigen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular neig neigde
2nd person sing. (jij) neigt neigde
2nd person sing. (u) neigt neigde
2nd person sing. (gij) neigt neigde
3rd person singular neigt neigde
plural neigen neigden
subjunctive sing.1 neige neigde
subjunctive plur.1 neigen neigden
imperative sing. neig
imperative plur.1 neigt
participles neigend geneigd
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɪ̯ɡŋ̩/, /ˈnaɪ̯ɡən/
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Verb[edit]

neigen ‎(third-person singular simple present neigt, past tense neigte, past participle geneigt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bend
  2. to tilt
  3. to tend

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