tjett

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Westrobothnian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þéttr, from Proto-Germanic *þinhtaz. Akin to English tight.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tjett (comparative tjettene, superlative tjettest)

  1. tight
  2. close
  3. dense
    hä vort tjettene vä trea å toke valfall
    the trees and tree debris became denser
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þétta, from þéttr.

Verb[edit]

tjett

  1. (active verb) make dense, consolidate
    tjätt mjólka
    to thicken milk, make a type of fermented milk using butterwort or a spoonful of such fermented milk

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse þétti, from þéttr.

Noun[edit]

tjett m (definite singular tjettn)

  1. rennet of butterwort whereby milk vessels are rubbed, so that the milk may thicken
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Usage notes[edit]

Once the milk initially has become dense, only a small spoon of it is used to thicken additional strained milk.