besatt

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

past participle of besätta. Old Swedish besatter. But having the same meaning as Middle Low German beseten and German besessen, which are past participle of besitzen, Swedish besitta, just like Latin obsessus.

Adjective[edit]

besatt

  1. obsessed, possessed (by evil spirits), mad

Declension[edit]

Inflections of
besatt
Indefinite
singular
Common besatt
Neuter besatt
Definite
singular
Masc. besatte
All besatta
Plural besatta

Verb[edit]

besatt

  1. past tense of besitta.
  2. supine of besätta.

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