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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German muozen, from Old High German muozan, from Proto-Germanic *mōtaną (to be allowed to). Cognate with German müssen, Dutch moeten, English mote.

VerbEdit

missan (irregular, third-person singular present indicative miss) (Sette Comuni, auxiliary)

  1. must, to have to
  2. (auxiliary) Indicates presumtion in the future tense:
    Ich miss so stèrban.
    [I presume] I will die.
    Synonym: haban

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “missan” 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

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *missijaną (to go wrong), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (to change). Akin to Old Frisian missa, Old High German missen, Old Norse missa. Akin to Old English miss (loss, absence)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

missan

  1. to miss, miss the mark; fail
  2. to escape notice

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