regen

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See also: Regen, Ręgen, and régen

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of regeneration.

Noun[edit]

regen (plural regens)

  1. regeneration
  2. A regenerative radio receiver.

Verb[edit]

regen (third-person singular simple present regens, present participle regenning or regening, simple past and past participle regenned or regened)

  1. (informal) regenerate

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː.ɣə(n)/
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  • Hyphenation: re‧gen
  • Rhymes: -eːɣən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rēgen, from Old Dutch regan, from Proto-Germanic *regną.

Noun[edit]

regen m (plural regens, diminutive regentje n)

  1. rain
    Hypernym: neerslag
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: reën

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

regen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of regenen
  2. imperative of regenen

Verb[edit]

regen

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of rijgen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German regen (to make protrude, to erect, to excite, to move), effective of ragen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

regen (weak, third-person singular present regt, past tense regte, past participle geregt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to move
    Er regte seinen Finger so weit wie möglich.
    He moved his finger as far as possible.
  2. (reflexive) to move (intransitive)
  3. (reflexive) to be active doing something, occupying oneself
  4. (reflexive) to budge, to become noticeable

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Further reading[edit]

  • regen” in Duden online

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German rēgenen, from the noun Regen, from Old Saxon regan, from Proto-West Germanic *regn. Cognate with English rain, Dutch regenen.

Verb[edit]

regen (past singular regen, past participle regent, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (impersonal) to rain

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch regan, from Proto-West Germanic *regn.

Noun[edit]

rēgen m

  1. rain

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

regen

  1. Soft mutation of rhegen.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhegen regen unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.