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EtymologyEdit

rutten +‎ -a, Old Swedish rutna, rotna, same as Danish rådne, Norwegian Bokmål råtne, Icelandic rotna. The adjective rutten (rotten) originated as the past participle of a different verb than this one, one of strong conjugation. Both verbs ultimately relate to röta (rot). From Old Norse rotna.

VerbEdit

ruttna (present ruttnar, preterite ruttnade, supine ruttnat, imperative ruttna)

  1. to rot, to become rotten

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