smaken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmaː.kə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sma‧ken
  • Rhymes: -aːkən

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch smaken. Equivalent to smaak +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

smaken

  1. (intransitive) to taste
    Deze soep smaakt me goed.
    This soup tastes good to me.
  2. (intransitive) to taste good, to be likable in taste
    Smaakt het?
    Does it taste good? / Do you like it?
  3. (transitive) to experience; to enjoy
    Het succes van zijn noeste arbeid heeft hij niet meer mogen smaken.
    He has not been able to witness the success of his hard work.
    Laat het u smaken!Enjoy [the food]!
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of smaken (weak)
infinitive smaken
past singular smaakte
past participle gesmaakt
infinitive smaken
gerund smaken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular smaak smaakte
2nd person sing. (jij) smaakt smaakte
2nd person sing. (u) smaakt smaakte
2nd person sing. (gij) smaakt smaakte
3rd person singular smaakt smaakte
plural smaken smaakten
subjunctive sing.1 smake smaakte
subjunctive plur.1 smaken smaakten
imperative sing. smaak
imperative plur.1 smaakt
participles smakend gesmaakt
1) Archaic.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

smaken

  1. plural of smaak

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

smaken

  1. to taste, smack

Derived terms[edit]

  • Middle English smak "taste, flavor"
  • Middle English smaking

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

smaken m

  1. definite singular of smak

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

smaken m

  1. definite singular of smak

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

smaken

  1. definite singular of smak

Anagrams[edit]