stinken

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch stinken, from Old Dutch stinkan, from Proto-Germanic *stinkwaną.

Verb[edit]

stinken

  1. to stink

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of stinken (strong class 3)
infinitive stinken
past singular stonk
past participle gestonken
infinitive stinken
gerund stinken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular stink stonk
2nd person sing. (jij) stinkt stonk
2nd person sing. (u) stinkt stonk
2nd person sing. (gij) stinkt stonkt
3rd person singular stinkt stonk
plural stinken stonken
subjunctive sing.1 stinke stonke
subjunctive plur.1 stinken stonken
imperative sing. stink
imperative plur.1 stinkt
participles stinkend gestonken
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stinken, from Old High German stinkan, stincan, from Proto-Germanic *stinkwaną. Compare Dutch stinken, English stink.

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Verb[edit]

stinken (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present stinkt, past tense stank, past participle gestunken, past subjunctive stänke, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to stink

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon stinkan, from Proto-Germanic *stinkaną. Compare German stinken, Dutch stinken, English stink.

Verb[edit]

stinken (third-person singular simple present stinkt, past tense stunk, past participle stunken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive) to stink

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch stinkan, from Proto-Germanic *stinkwaną.

Verb[edit]

stinken

  1. to stink, to smell bad
  2. to be abhorrent

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
Indicative Present Past
1st singular stinke stank
2nd singular stincs, stinkes stoncs, stonkes
3rd singular stinct, stinket stank
1st plural stinken stonken
2nd plural stinct, stinket stonct, stonket
3rd plural stinken stonken
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular stinke stonke
2nd singular stincs, stinkes stonkes
3rd singular stinke stonke
1st plural stinken stonken
2nd plural stinct, stinket stonket
3rd plural stinken stonken
Imperative Present
Singular stinc, stinke
Plural stinct, stinket
Present Past
Participle stinkende gestonken

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Further reading[edit]

  • stinken”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • stinken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929