zinnen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch sinnen, from Old Dutch *sinnan, from Proto-Germanic *sinnaną, from a Proto-Indo-European nasal suffix present *sent-n-, from the root *sent- (to feel).

Verb[edit]

zinnen

  1. (intransitive) to contemplate, to plot
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of zinnen (strong class 3)
infinitive zinnen
past singular zon
past participle gezonnen
infinitive zinnen
gerund zinnen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular zin zon
2nd person sing. (jij) zint zon
2nd person sing. (u) zint zon
2nd person sing. (gij) zint zont
3rd person singular zint zon
plural zinnen zonnen
subjunctive sing.1 zinne zonne
subjunctive plur.1 zinnen zonnen
imperative sing. zin
imperative plur.1 zint
participles zinnend gezonnen
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From zin (desire) +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

zinnen

  1. (transitive) to satisfy, to please
    Dat zint mij niet.
    I am not satisfied with that.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of zinnen (weak)
infinitive zinnen
past singular zinde
past participle gezind
infinitive zinnen
gerund zinnen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular zin zinde
2nd person sing. (jij) zint zinde
2nd person sing. (u) zint zinde
2nd person sing. (gij) zint zinde
3rd person singular zint zinde
plural zinnen zinden
subjunctive sing.1 zinne zinde
subjunctive plur.1 zinnen zinden
imperative sing. zin
imperative plur.1 zint
participles zinnend gezind
1) Archaic.

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

zinnen

  1. Plural form of zin

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zinīn, from Old High German.

Zinn +‎ -en; cognates include obsolete English tinnen

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zinnen (not comparable)

  1. tin, tinnen (made of tin)

Declension[edit]

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