splitten

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

splitten

  1. (nonstandard) past participle of split
    The heavy bill had splitten his harnpan in twain.
    • 1968, M. Sardjan, A small spark has splitten [sic] an old weathered rock :
      A small spark has splitten an old weathered rock.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch splitten. Is related to Dutch splijten (to cleave) and splitsen (to divide). English split is derived from Dutch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

splitten

  1. to divide, to break up

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English split, itself from Middle Dutch and/or Middle Low German splitten, an intensive form related to German spleißen. The English word may have been reinforced or merged with German Low German splitten, from the same source. Compare German Splitt (grit, stone chips) and Splitter (splinter), which are both directly from Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃplɪtən/, /ˈsplɪtən/

Verb[edit]

splitten (third-person singular simple present splittet, past tense splittete, past participle gesplittet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to split; to divide into several; particularly of sums of money, companies, functions, tasks

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German splitten, intensive form of splīten, whence modern Low German splieten.

Verb[edit]

splitten (past splitt, past participle splitt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to split

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

splitten m

  1. definite singular of splitt

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

splitten m

  1. definite singular of splitt

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

splitten

  1. definite singular of split