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DanishEdit

NounEdit

spotten

  1. singular definite of spot

VerbEdit

spotten

  1. gerund of spotte
    • 2013, Jakob Böhme, Vejen til Kristus, BoD – Books on Demand →ISBN, page 42
      Lad mig leve med og i dig; og omvend dog mine forfølgere, som nu med deres spotten – uden at vide det - ofrer min tomhed og medfødte synder for din vrede.
      Let me live with and in you; and convert my pursuers, who now, with their mocking - unknowingly - sacrifice my emptiness and inborn sins for your anger.
    • 2014, P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast, Nattens hus #4: Utæmmet, Tellerup A/S →ISBN
      Jeg stødte igen frem med hænderne og fandt en grum tilfredsstillelse i at høre deres spotten blive til skrig af panik, inden de helt døde hen.
      Once more, I thrusted forwards with my hands, and found grim satisfaction in hearing their mocking become panicked screams, before dying out entirely.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈspɔtə(n)/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch spotten, from Old Dutch *spotton, from Proto-Germanic *sputtōną. Equivalent to spot +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

spotten

  1. (intransitive) to mock, deride
InflectionEdit
Inflection of spotten (weak)
infinitive spotten
past singular spotte
past participle gespot
infinitive spotten
gerund spotten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spot spotte
2nd person sing. (jij) spot spotte
2nd person sing. (u) spot spotte
2nd person sing. (gij) spot spotte
3rd person singular spot spotte
plural spotten spotten
subjunctive sing.1 spotte spotte
subjunctive plur.1 spotten spotten
imperative sing. spot
imperative plur.1 spot
participles spottend gespot
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English spot.

VerbEdit

spotten

  1. (transitive) to spot (vehicles, such as trains or airplanes)
InflectionEdit
Inflection of spotten (weak)
infinitive spotten
past singular spotte
past participle gespot
infinitive spotten
gerund spotten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular spot spotte
2nd person sing. (jij) spot spotte
2nd person sing. (u) spot spotte
2nd person sing. (gij) spot spotte
3rd person singular spot spotte
plural spotten spotten
subjunctive sing.1 spotte spotte
subjunctive plur.1 spotten spotten
imperative sing. spot
imperative plur.1 spot
participles spottend gespot
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

spotten (third-person singular simple present spottet, past tense spottete, past participle gespottet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to scoff, jeer

ConjugationEdit

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Further readingEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *spotton, from Proto-Germanic *sputtōną. Equivalent to spot +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

spotten

  1. to mock, to deride

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • spotten”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • spotten”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929