bostéenan

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German verstēn, verstān, from Old High German firstān, from Proto-Germanic *frastāną, equivalent to bor- +‎ stéenan. Cognate with German verstehen.

Verb[edit]

bostéenan (irregular, third-person singular present indicative bostéet, past participle bostant, auxiliary haban)

  1. (Sette Comuni) to understand
    Habatar bostant?Did you understand?

References[edit]

  • “bostéenan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo