hüten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hüeten, Old High German huoten (to watch, take care). Cognate with Old Saxon hōdian, Old English hēdan, Dutch hoeden, English heed.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhyːtn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hü‧ten

Verb[edit]

hüten (third-person singular simple present hütet, past tense hütete, past participle gehütet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to watch
  2. (of animals, transitive) to herd, to tend
  3. (reflexive) to be wary, to watch out

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References[edit]

  1. ^ hüten in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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