besetzen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bisatjaną (to set near; set around), equivalent to be- +‎ setzen. Cognate with Saterland Frisian besätte, West Frisian besette, Dutch bezetten, English beset, German Low German besetten, Danish besætte, Swedish besätta.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /bəˈzɛtsən/, [bəˈzɛtsn̩]

Verb[edit]

besetzen (third-person singular simple present besetzt, past tense besetzte, past participle besetzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to occupy

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ setzen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

besetzen (third-person singular present besetzt, past participle besat, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to occupy
  2. (transitive, military) to occupy, to take
  3. (transitive, a seat or space) to reserve, to hold
  4. (transitive, a job or role) to fill
  5. (transitive, film, theater) to cast

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive besetzen
participle besat
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular besetzen
2nd singular besetz besetz
3rd singular besetzt
1st plural besetzen
2nd plural besetzt besetzt
3rd plural besetzen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.