See also: set and Set

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

 
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Setts (sense 3) in the path leading to the John F. Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede in Surrey, England, United Kingdom

EtymologyEdit

A variant of set to distinguish various technical senses.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sett (plural setts)

  1. The system of tunnels that is the home of a badger.
  2. The pattern of distinctive threads and yarns that make up the plaid of a Scottish tartan.
  3. A small, square-cut piece of quarried stone used for paving and edging.
    Synonym: Belgian block


TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. Obsolete spelling of set (particularly as a simple past and past participle)

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zêta).

NounEdit

sett n (genitive singular sets, plural sett)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z.
DeclensionEdit
n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sett settið sett settini
Accusative sett settið sett settini
Dative setti settinum settum settunum
Genitive sets setsins setta settanna
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English set.

NounEdit

sett n (genitive singular sets, plural sett)

  1. (sports, tennis, badminton, volleyball) set
DeclensionEdit
n9 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sett settið sett settini
Accusative sett settið sett settini
Dative setti settinum settum settunum
Genitive sets setsins setta settanna

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of seta - set, put
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of seta (group v-24-2)
infinitive seta
supine sett
participle (a5 (a39))1 setandi settur
present past
first singular seti setti
second singular setur/
setir
setti
third singular setur/
setir
setti
plural seta settu
imperative
singular set!
plural setið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

sett n (genitive singular setts, nominative plural sett)

  1. set (collection of objects)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of setja

Further readingEdit

  • sett in Icelandic dictionaries at ISLEX

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb sette, also from English set

NounEdit

sett n (definite singular settet, indefinite plural sett, definite plural setta or settene)

  1. a set (most senses)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. past participle of se
  2. imperative of sette

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

sett n (definite singular settet, indefinite plural sett, definite plural setta)

  1. a set (most senses)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

ParticipleEdit

sett (definite singular and plural sette)

  1. past participle of setja and setje
  2. past participle of setta and sette

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of setja and setje
  2. supine of setta and sette
  3. imperative of setta and sette
  4. (non-standard since 2012) present tense of setta and sette

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse sénn, sét.

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of sjå

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. third-person singular present of settan

Old NorseEdit

ParticipleEdit

sett

  1. inflection of settr:
    1. strong feminine nominative singular
    2. strong neuter nominative/accusative singular/plural

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of setja

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sett

  1. supine of se.

AnagramsEdit