taken

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English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

taken (not comparable)

  1. Infatuated; fond of or attracted to.
    He was very taken with the girl, I hear.
  2. (informal) In a monoamorous relationship
    I can't ask her out, she's taken.

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Verb[edit]

taken

  1. past participle of take

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

taken

  1. Plural form of taak

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch taken (to take, to grasp). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *tēkaną (to touch), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₁g-, *dh₁g- (to touch). Related to Dutch takelen. Cognate with English take.

Verb[edit]

taken (past singular taakte, past participle getaakt)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) to take, to grasp
  2. (archaic, dialectal) to touch
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of taken (weak)
infinitive taken
past singular taakte
past participle getaakt
infinitive taken
gerund taken n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular taak taakte
2nd person sing. (jij) taakt taakte
2nd person sing. (u) taakt taakte
2nd person sing. (gij) taakt taakte
3rd person singular taakt taakte
plural taken taakten
subjunctive sing.1 take taakte
subjunctive plur.1 taken taakten
imperative sing. taak
imperative plur.1 taakt
participles takend getaakt
1) Archaic.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

taken

  1. definite plural of tak