See also: Hidden

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Morphologically hid +‎ -en.

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  1. past participle of hide

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hidden (comparative more hidden, superlative most hidden)

  1. Located or positioned out of sight; not visually apparent.
    hidden treasure; hidden talents
    • 1892, James Yoxall, The Lonely Pyramid, chapter 7:
      It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. [] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood.
    • 2014 June 14, “It's a gas”, in The Economist, volume 411, number 8891:
      One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.
  2. Obscure. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Etymology edit

From Middle High German hüeten, from Old High German huoten, from Proto-West Germanic *hōdijan.

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hidden (third-person singular present hitt, past participle gehitt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to tend, to mind, to look after

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infinitive hidden
participle gehitt
auxiliary hunn
1st singular hidden
2nd singular hitts hitt
3rd singular hitt
1st plural hidden
2nd plural hitt hitt
3rd plural hidden
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.