yeten

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English gēotan, from Proto-West Germanic *geutan.

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yeten (third-person singular simple present yeteth, present participle yetynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative yet, past participle yoten)

  1. (transitive) To pour out from a container.
  2. (intransitive) To flow or gush.
  3. (reflexive) To overflow.
  4. (transitive, medicine) To emit fluid from the body.
  5. (transitive, figuratively) To send out, to send forth; to express.
  6. (transitive, medicine) to administer medication by drop or injection.
  7. (transitive, chemistry) To melt or soften; to dissolve.
  8. (transitive, smithing) To cast; to found.
  9. (transitive) To disperse or scatter.
  10. (transitive) To take out for use; to brandish.

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  • English: yete (obsolete); yet, ewte (dialectal)
  • Scots: ȝet, yet, yat
  • English: yote (via past participle yoten) (dialectal)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From ye (you (plural)) +‎ -ten (causative suffix).

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yeten

  1. To address someone with "ye", i.e. with formality or politeness
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