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 ‎(past singular wette, past participle gewet)

  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

Conjugation[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 Old High German wettōn. Cognate with Dutch wedden.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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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