wetten

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wet +‎ -en

Verb[edit]

wetten (third-person singular simple present wettens, present participle wettening, simple past and past participle wettened)

  1. (nonstandard, transitive) To make wet; to wet

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wetten

  1. To whet, hone or rub on with something for the purpose of sharpening an object (typically a blade)
  2. (figuratively) To prepare, make preparations

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of wetten (weak)
infinitive wetten
past singular wette
past participle gewet
infinitive wetten
gerund wetten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular wet wette
2nd person sing. (jij) wet wette
2nd person sing. (u) wet wette
2nd person sing. (gij) wet wette
3rd person singular wet wette
plural wetten wetten
subjunctive sing.1 wette wette
subjunctive plur.1 wetten wetten
imperative sing. wet
imperative plur.1 wet
participles wettend gewet
1) Archaic.

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Noun[edit]

wetten

  1. Plural form of wet

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wetten, from Old High German wettōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną. Cognate with Dutch wedden, English wed, Danish vædde, Icelandic veðja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛtən/, [ˈvɛtn̩]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

wetten (third-person singular simple present wettet, past tense wettete, past participle gewettet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bet
    wetten, dass… — (try to) make sure that something is safe

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wettōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną. Cognate with German wetten, Dutch wedden, English wed, Icelandic veðja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wetten (third-person singular present wett, past participle gewett, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to bet

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive wetten
participle gewett
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular wetten
2nd singular wetts wett
3rd singular wett
1st plural wetten
2nd plural wett wett
3rd plural wetten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.