andettan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From and- (against, back) +‎ hātan (to command, promise), or possibly formed in Proto-Germanic *andi- + *haitaną, of the selfsame elements. Compare Old Saxon andhētan, anthētan (to teach, vow, promise), Old High German antheizan (to declare, pledge, promise). More at and-, hātan.

Verb[edit]

andettan

  1. to confess, acknowledge, admit
  2. to give thanks for, praise, give recognition to

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