béttan

CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wetten, from Old High German wettōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną (to wager, pledge). Cognate with German wetten, English wed.

VerbEdit

béttan (third-person singular present indicative béttet, past participle gabéttet, auxiliary haban)

  1. to bet, make bets, wager
    Hüppase ménnase béttent net.
    Good people don't make bets.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “béttan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo