etzan

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Basque *-tzaun-, with uncertain vocalism.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /et͡s̻an/, [e̞.t͡s̻ãn]

Verb[edit]

etzan ? (present participle etzaten, future participle etzango, short form etzan, verbal noun etzate)

  1. to lie, lie down
  2. to lay
  3. to mean, be
    Zertan datza ametsa?What does the dream mean?

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ etzan” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further reading[edit]

  • "etzan" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • etzan” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German etzen, atzen, from Old High German etzen, azzen, from Proto-Germanic *atjaną. Cognate with German ätzen.

Verb[edit]

etzan (auxiliary håm)

  1. (Luserna) to graze (tend to animals while grazing)

References[edit]