wisse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wissen (to instruct, enlighten, advise, admonish; guide, direct, control, manage, rule), from Old English wissian (to direct, instruct, guide, direct, rule; show, point out; declare, make known).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wisse (third-person singular simple present wisses, present participle wissing, simple past and past participle wissed)

  1. (archaic) To show, teach, inform, guide, direct.

References[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “wisse” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪsə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wis‧se
  • Rhymes: -ɪsə

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wisse, from Old Dutch *withtha, from Proto-Germanic *wiþjǭ. The development *-þj- > -ss- is also found in smidse (from earlier smisse); original *-þþ- becomes -tt- in lat, mot.

Noun[edit]

wisse f (plural wissen)

  1. cubic metre (mainly when used for firewood)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

wisse

  1. Inflected form of wis

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

wisse

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of wissen

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wisse

  1. first/third-person singular subjunctive I of wissen
  2. singular imperative of wissen

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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wisse

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Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wissen (to guide) +‎ -e (agentive suffix).

Noun[edit]

wisse

  1. (Early Middle English, hapax) A guide; a collection of directives or regulations.

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Old English[edit]

Verb[edit]

wisse

  1. Alternative form of wiste