wetten

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wet +‎ -en

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wetten (third-person singular simple present wettens, present participle wettening, simple past and past participle wettened)

  1. (nonstandard, transitive) To make wet; to wet

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wetten (past singular wette, past participle gewet)

  1. To whet, hone or rub on with something for the purpose of sharpening an object (typically a blade)
  2. (figuratively) To prepare, make preparations

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wetten

  1. Plural form of wet

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wettōn. Cognate with Dutch wedden.

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  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛtən/, [ˈvɛtn̩]

Verb[edit]

wetten (third-person singular simple present wettet, past tense wettete, past participle gewettet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bet
    wetten, dass… — (try to) make sure that something is safe

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