sehn

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sehn

  1. (informal, poetic, dated in formal prose) Alternative form of sehen

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon sehan, from Proto-Germanic *sehwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- ‎(to see). Compare German sehen, Dutch zien, English see, Danish se.

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Verb[edit]

sehn ‎(third-person singular simple present süht, past tense seeg, past participle sehn, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive) to see; to look
    op wat sehn — “to look at something”
    na wat sehn — “to look for something”
  2. (intransitive, with “na ...”) to take care (of something or someone); to look (after someone)
  3. (transitive) to see (something); to view; to watch; to observe; to look at
  4. (transitive) to notice; to perceive; to realize
  5. (reflexive with a plural subject or transitive) to meet; to go to see

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