hissen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German hīsen, hissen. The same in Dutch hijsen. Further origin unknown. Compare also English hoise, hoist, Danish hejse and hisse, Norwegian heise, French hisser, Italian issare (all borrowed from either Dutch or Low German).

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Verb[edit]

hissen ‎(third-person singular simple present hisst, past tense hisste, past participle gehisst, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, a flag or sail) to hoist

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Noun[edit]

hissen

  1. definite singular of hiss