gissen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gissen, further etymology unclear.

Cognate with English guess, West Frisian gissen, Swedish gissa, Danish gisse.

Verb[edit]

gissen

  1. To make a guess, estimate, have a go
  2. To presume, reckon
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of gissen (weak)
infinitive gissen
past singular giste
past participle gegist
infinitive gissen
gerund gissen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular gis giste
2nd person sing. (jij) gist giste
2nd person sing. (u) gist giste
2nd person sing. (gij) gist giste
3rd person singular gist giste
plural gissen gisten
subjunctive sing.1 gisse giste
subjunctive plur.1 gissen gisten
imperative sing. gis
imperative plur.1 gist
participles gissend gegist
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

gissen

  1. Plural form of gis

Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

gissen

  1. first-person singular past indicative of giessat