retten

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʁad̥n̩], [ˈʁɑd̥n̩]

Noun[edit]

retten c

  1. definite singular of ret

Verb[edit]

retten

  1. gerund of ret

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German retten, from Old High German hretten or retten, from Proto-West Germanic *hraddjan, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną (to save, rescue). Cognate with Dutch redden, English redd and rid. More at redd, rid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʀɛtn̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtn̩
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

retten (third-person singular simple present rettet, past tense rettete, past participle gerettet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to save
  2. to rescue

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • retten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • retten in Duden online

Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a onomatopoeic root + -en (instantaneous verb-forming suffix).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈrɛtːɛn]
  • Hyphenation: ret‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Verb[edit]

retten

  1. (intransitive) to recoil (in horror)
    Synonym: megretten

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • retten in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German retten, from Old High German retten, from Proto-West Germanic *hraddjan, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną. Cognate with German retten, Dutch redden, English redd, Danish redde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

retten (third-person singular present rett, past participle gerett, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to rescue, to save

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive retten
participle gerett
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular retten
2nd singular retts rett
3rd singular rett
1st plural retten
2nd plural rett rett
3rd plural retten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

retten m

  1. definite singular of rett

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

retten m

  1. definite singular of rett