settan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *satjaną, a causative of *sitjaną. Cognate with Old Saxon settian (Dutch zetten), Old High German sezzen (German setzen), Old Norse setja (Swedish sätta), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐍄𐌾𐌰𐌽. Compare sittan.

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Verb[edit]

settan (3 singular present sett, 3 singular preterite sette, preterite plural setton, past participle (ġe)sett)

  1. to set, establish, place, make
    Setton scyldas wið weal. They set their shields against the wall. (Beowulf)

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