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DanishEdit

NounEdit

retten c

  1. definite singular of ret

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German retten, from Old High German hretten or retten, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną (to save, rescue). Cognate with Dutch redden, English redd and rid. More at redd, rid.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʀɛtn̩/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

retten (third-person singular simple present rettet, past tense rettete, past participle gerettet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to save
  2. to rescue

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a sound-imitative root + -en (instantaneous suffix).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈrɛtːɛn]
  • Hyphenation: ret‧ten

VerbEdit

retten

  1. (intransitive) to recoil (in horror)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German retten, from Old High German retten, from Proto-Germanic *hradjaną. Cognate with German retten, Dutch redden, English redd, Danish redde.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

retten (third-person singular present rett, past participle gerett, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to rescue, to save

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive retten
participle gerett
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular retten
2nd singular retts rett
3rd singular rett
1st plural retten
2nd plural rett rett
3rd plural retten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

retten m

  1. definite singular of rett

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

retten m

  1. definite singular of rett