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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *geutaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰewd-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjeːo̯tɑn/, [ˈjeːo̯tɑn]

VerbEdit

ġēotan

  1. to pour, gush
    Hēo ġēat meoloc on þæt glæs.
    She poured milk into the glass.
    tēaras ġēotan
    to shed tears
  2. to cast, found (metal)
    Sēo anlīcnes wearþ fram þām cræftigan selfum ġegoten.
    The statue was cast by the artist himself.

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  • Middle English: ȝeten, ȝoten, yeten, yoten