Complete Definition of "kneel"

English
Image:Kobayashi Torasaburo Statue 001.jpg|thumb|A statue of a man kneeling

Pronunciation
AHD|nÄl, IPA|/niËl/, SAMPA|/ni:l/
audio|en-us-kneel.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËl|-iËl

Homophones
Neal, Neil, Niel

Verb
en-verb|kneels|kneeling|knelt or kneeled

  1. intransitive To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees.

Related terms
genuflect
kneel down

Translations
trans-top|to stoop down and rest on the knee
Chinese: ä¸è·ª xià guì
Czech: kleknout si, pokleknout, kleÄet
Dutch: knielen
Finnish: polvistua
French: s'agenouiller
German: knien
Greek: γοναÏίÏει
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Hebrew: ×רע (kara`)
Indonesian: lutut|berlutut
Italian: inginocchiarsi
Japanese: è·ªã (ã²ãã¾ãã, hizamazuku)
Korean: ê¿ë¤ (kkulhda)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÚÙâکبÙÙÙ
Portuguese: ajoelhar-se
Slovene: poklekniti, kleÄati
Spanish: arrodillarse
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References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

Category:English irregular verbs

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