dirten

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English driten, from Old English driten, ġedriten, from Proto-Germanic *dritanaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *drītaną (to defecate; befoul).

Adjective[edit]

dirten (comparative more dirten, superlative most dirten)

  1. (dialectal) Dirty; filthy

Etymology 2[edit]

From dirt +‎ -en (made of).

Adjective[edit]

dirten (comparative more dirten, superlative most dirten)

  1. (dialectal) Made of dirt
    a dirten floor

Etymology 3[edit]

From dirt +‎ -en (verbal suffix).

Verb[edit]

dirten (third-person singular simple present dirtens, present participle dirtening, simple past and past participle dirtened)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or become dirty or soiled
    • 1999, Jane Alison Kaberuka, Silent Patience, page 44:
      "May I wash her and change her dress before you take her? She always hated being dirty," I said remembering how Pauline used to cry if she fell down and dirtened her dress or socks.

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