kiesen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kiesen, from Old High German kiosan, from Proto-Germanic *keusaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews-, which last both mean "to taste" and "to choose", maybe "to choose" because the proceding of "to taste" can be "to choose". Compare Low German kesen, Dutch kiezen, English choose, Danish kyse, Icelandic kjósa, Gothic 𐌺𐌹𐌿𐍃𐌰𐌽 (kiusan).

Verb[edit]

kiesen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present kiest, past tense kor, past participle gekoren, past subjunctive köre, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To choose exactly and planned

Inflection[edit]


Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kiosan, from Proto-Germanic *keusaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews-.

Verb[edit]

kiesen

  1. to choose

Conjugation[edit]

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