tasten

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Verb[edit]

tasten

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of tastar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch tasten, from Old French taster, from Vulgar Latin taxitō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑstə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tas‧ten
  • Rhymes: -ɑstən

Verb[edit]

tasten

  1. (intransitive) to feel with the hands, to grope

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of tasten (weak)
infinitive tasten
past singular tastte
past participle getast
infinitive tasten
gerund tasten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular tast tastte
2nd person sing. (jij) tast tastte
2nd person sing. (u) tast tastte
2nd person sing. (gij) tast tastte
3rd person singular tast tastte
plural tasten tastten
subjunctive sing.1 taste tastte
subjunctive plur.1 tasten tastten
imperative sing. tast
imperative plur.1 tast
participles tastend getast
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From northern Middle High German and Middle Low German tasten, from Middle Dutch tasten, from Old French taster, from Vulgar Latin *tastare, from *taxitare, from Latin taxare. Cognate with Dutch tasten, French tâter, English taste.

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Verb[edit]

tasten (weak, third-person singular present tastet, past tense tastete, past participle getastet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to feel with the hands, to fumble, to grope

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French taster, from Vulgar Latin tastō, from Latin taxō.

Verb[edit]

tasten

  1. To taste
    • c. 1393 John Gower, Confessio Amantis, 4.2546-7
      Wherof a man mai hiere and se
      And smelle and taste in his degre
  2. (with of) To partake in or ingest
    • 1987. Rolf Hendrik Bremmer, The Fyve Wyttes: A late Middle English Devotional Treatise Edited form BL MS Harley 2398, pg 27, l 7-8.
      whenne Adam tastede of pe appui he wiste neuer whefrer it was sowr or swete, ne for pe swetnesse fcerof was he nou3t repreued, bot for forfete азепз Godes [lawe].
  3. To examine by touch; grope; palpate
    • c. 15th c,, The Romance of Merlin, folio la, ch XXXIII, pg 681.
      Merlin leide his heed in the damesels lappe, and she be-gan to taste softly till he fill on slepe
  4. To experience, feel (with sexual connotation)
    • c. 1393 John Gower, Confessio Amantis, 5.6692-5
      Mi fader, nay; bot I have tasted
      In many a place as I have go,
      And yit love I nevere on of tho,
      Bot forto drive forth the dai.
  5. To try, test, tempt

Descendants[edit]

  • English: taste

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

tasten m

  1. definite singular of tast

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tasten m

  1. definite singular of tast