sittan

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sitjaną, from *set-, from Proto-Indo-European *sed- (sit). Cognate with Old Frisian sitta (West Frisian sitte), Old High German sizzan, sizzen (German sitzen), Old Saxon sittian, Dutch zitten, Old Norse sitja (Icelandic sitja, Swedish sitta), Gothic 𐍃𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (sitan). The Proto-Indo-European root is also the source of Sanskrit सीदति (sīdati), Old Armenian նիստ (nist, sitting), Old Irish saidid (Irish suigh), Ancient Greek ἕζομαι (hézomai), Latin sedeō, Old Church Slavonic сѣдѣти (sěděti) (Russian сидеть (sidét’)).

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sittan

  1. to sit

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