nigen

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *nīgan, from Proto-Germanic *hnīganą, *hnīwaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nigen

  1. to bow

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 1
Indicative Present Past
1st singular nige nêech
2nd singular nijchs, niges nēechs, nēges
3rd singular nijcht, niget nêech
1st plural nigen nēgen
2nd plural nijcht, niget nēecht, nēget
3rd plural nigen nēgen
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular nige nēge
2nd singular nijchs, niges nēges
3rd singular nige nēge
1st plural nigen nēgen
2nd plural nijcht, niget nēget
3rd plural nigen nēgen
Imperative Present
Singular nijch, nige
Plural nijcht, niget
Present Past
Participle nigende genēgen

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • nighen (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • nigen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929