wissen

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Dutch[edit]

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Cognate of German wischen.

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wissen (past singular wiste, past participle gewist)

  1. to erase

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wissen

  1. Plural form of wis

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wizzan, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd-, *wid- (see, know). Compare Danish vide, Swedish veta, archaic Modern English verb wit and Latin videō.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪsn̩/, /ˈvɪsən/

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wissen (irregular, third-person singular simple present weiß, past tense wusste, past participle gewusst, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to know; to be aware of (a fact)
    Ich weiß, wo du bist. — “I know where you are.”
    von etwas wissen — “to know about something”

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