There are 6 definitions of -en in English:

-en1

suffix

  • Forming verbs:
  • 1(From adjectives) denoting the development, creation, or intensification of a state: widen deepen
  • 2From nouns (such as strengthen from strength).

Origin

Old English -nian, of Germanic origin.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 6 definitions of -en in English:

-en2

suffix

(also -n)
  • Forming adjectives from nouns:
  • 1Made or consisting of: earthen woollen
  • 2Resembling: golden

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin.

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(also -n)

suffix

  • Forming past participles of strong verbs:
  • 1As a regular inflection: spoken
  • 2As an adjective: mistaken torn

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin.

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-en4

suffix

  • Forming the plural of a few nouns such as children, oxen.

Origin

Middle English reduction of the earlier suffix -an.

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Pronunciation: /ɪn, (ə)n/

suffix

  • Forming diminutives of nouns (such as chicken, maiden).

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin.

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-en6

suffix

  • 1Forming feminine nouns: vixen
  • 2Forming abstract nouns: burden

Origin

Old English, of Germanic origin.

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