ruttna

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rutten +‎ -a, Old Swedish rutna, rotna, same as Danish rådne, Norwegian råtne, Icelandic rotna. The adjective rutten (rotten) originated as the past participle of a different verb than this one, one of strong conjugation. Both verbs ultimately relate to röta (rot).

Verb[edit]

ruttna (present ruttnar, preterite ruttnade, supine ruttnat, imperative ruttna)

  1. to rot, to become rotten

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