openen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ōpenen, from Old Dutch opanon, from Proto-Germanic *upanōną. Equivalent to open +‎ -en.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːpənə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ope‧nen

Verb[edit]

openen

  1. (transitive) to open
    Antonym: sluiten

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of openen (weak)
infinitive openen
past singular opende
past participle geopend
infinitive openen
gerund openen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular open opende
2nd person sing. (jij) opent opende
2nd person sing. (u) opent opende
2nd person sing. (gij) opent opende
3rd person singular opent opende
plural openen openden
subjunctive sing.1 opene opende
subjunctive plur.1 openen openden
imperative sing. open
imperative plur.1 opent
participles openend geopend
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: open

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch opanon, from Proto-Germanic *upanōną. Equivalent to ōpen +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

ōpenen

  1. to open, to make open

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English openian (to open), from Proto-Germanic *upanōną. More at open.

Verb[edit]

openen (third-person singular simple present openeth, present participle openynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle opened)

  1. to open

Conjugation[edit]

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