trinken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German trinken, from Old High German trinkan (attested since the 8th century), from Proto-West Germanic *drinkan.[1]

Germanic cognates with identical meaning include Old Saxon drinkan (and Low German drinken), Old Dutch drinkan (and Dutch drinken, Afrikaans drink), Old English drincan (and Modern English drink), Old Frisian drinka (and West Frisian drinke), Old Norse drekka (and Icelandic drekka, Faroese drekka, Norwegian drikke, Swedish dricka, Danish drikke), Gothic 𐌳𐍂𐌹𐌲𐌺𐌰𐌽 (drigkan) and Vandalic drincan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁɪŋkən/, [ˈtrɪŋʔŋ̩], [ˈtʁɪŋkŋ̩]
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  • Rhymes: -ɪŋkən
  • Hyphenation: trin‧ken

Verb[edit]

trinken (class 3 strong, third-person singular present trinkt, past tense trank, past participle getrunken, past subjunctive tränke, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to drink (to drink liquids (in bottles, glasses, etc.) by mouth)
  2. (intransitive) to drink, to imbibe (to consume alcoholic beverages)
  3. (intransitive) to drink; to toast (engage in a salutation (of someone), accompanying the raising of glasses while drinking alcohol)
  4. (reflexive) to drink one's fill; to drink to satiety

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. →ISBN.

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Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German trinkan. Cognate with English drink, Dutch drinken, Old Saxon drinkan.

Verb[edit]

trinken

  1. (transitive) to drink
  2. (intransitive) to drink; to toast

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Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German trinken, from Old High German trinkan, from Proto-West Germanic *drinkan, from Proto-Germanic *drinkaną (to drink). Cognate with German trinken, English drink.

Verb[edit]

trinken

  1. to drink

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