onen

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Cornish[edit]

Cornish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : onen

Alternative forms[edit]

  • onan (Standard Written Form)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos. Compare Breton unan, Manx unnane.

Numeral[edit]

onen

  1. (Standard Cornish, Standard Written Form) one

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (cardinal number): Next: dew

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *onъ (pronoun referring to a distant object). Its cognates include pronouns onam, onde, ondy, onehdy, onak. Compare also verb zaonačit.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈonɛn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: onen

Pronoun[edit]

onen m anim or m inan (feminine: ona, neuter: ono, plural: oni, feminine plural: ony)

  1. referring to something distant
    onen světotherworld
  2. referring to something well known

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "onen" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 472.
  2. ^ "on" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 472.

Further reading[edit]

  • onen in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • onen in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • E. D., Onen, Naše řeč, volume 22 (1938), issue 6–7

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch *ônen, from Old Dutch *ōnon, from Proto-West Germanic *aunōn, from Proto-Germanic *aunōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

onen

  1. (of sheep, Holland, limited to West Frisia) to yean
    • 1998 November 16, Nico ter Linden, "Verrassend Stellingwerfs", Trouw.
      In het voorjaar onen de schapen, dan brengen zij lammeren ter wereld.
    • 2010, Gerbrand Bakker, Boven is het stil, Uitgeverij Cossee, 20th ed. (1st ed. from 2006).
      ‘Waarom?’ vraagt hij.
      ‘Omdat ze dan gaan onen.’
      ‘Wat?’
      Onen. Lammeren.’
    • 2012 January 3, Winnie van Galen, "Eigenwijze lammetjes bij Ilona en Rob", Noordhollands Dagblad.
      De eigenaar kan nu veel meer schapen laten onen wanneer het hem pas.[sic]
      The owner can now let a lot more sheep yean when it suits him.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of onen (weak)
infinitive onen
past singular oonde
past participle geoond
infinitive onen
gerund onen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular oon oonde
2nd person sing. (jij) oont oonde
2nd person sing. (u) oont oonde
2nd person sing. (gij) oont oonde
3rd person singular oont oonde
plural onen oonden
subjunctive sing.1 one oonde
subjunctive plur.1 onen oonden
imperative sing. oon
imperative plur.1 oont
participles onend geoond
1) Archaic.

Synonyms[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

oon (one) +‎ -en (infinitival suffix)

Verb[edit]

onen (third-person singular simple present oneth, present participle onende, first-/third-person singular past indicative onede, past participle ioned)

  1. to unify; to join together
    • Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, "The Parson's Tale",
      Þe godhede was oned fulli to þe manhede in þe soule of Ihesu.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to gather together
  3. (medicine) to coagulate
Alternative forms[edit]
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: one
  • Scots: ane

Etymology 2[edit]

Numeral[edit]

onen

  1. (Kent) Alternative form of on