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Alemannic GermanEdit

VerbEdit

essen

  1. (Issime) to eat

ReferencesEdit

  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

essen

  1. Plural form of es

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ezzen, from Old High German ezzan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-. Cognate with Low German eten, Dutch eten, English eat, Danish æde, Norwegian ete, Swedish äta, and Gothic 𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (itan). Non-Germanic cognates include Latin edō, Russian есть (jestʹ), Scottish Gaelic ith.

VerbEdit

essen (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present isst, past tense , past participle gegessen, past subjunctive äße, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to eat
    Er isst gern Schokolade. — “He likes eating chocolate.”
    Ich esse einen Apfel. — “I am eating an apple.”
  2. (intransitive) to eat; to dine
    Wir haben noch nicht gegessen. — “We have not eaten yet.”
    Sie haben immer vor 9 Uhr abends gegessen. (or, Sie aßen immer vor 9 Uhr abends.) — “They always ate before 9 o’clock in the evening.”

ConjugationEdit

Usage NotesEdit

  • In obsolete usage, the past participle was frequently gessen.

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the es- stem of esik +‎ -jen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛʃːɛn]
  • Hyphenation: es‧sen

VerbEdit

essen

  1. third-person singular subjunctive present indefinite of esik

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

essen n, m

  1. definite masculine singular of ess

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

essen

  1. definite plural of ess