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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From wet +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

wetten (third-person singular simple present wettens, present participle wettening, simple past and past participle wettened)

  1. (nonstandard, transitive) To make wet; to wet

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtən

VerbEdit

wetten

  1. To whet, hone or rub on with something for the purpose of sharpening an object (typically a blade)
  2. (figuratively) To prepare, make preparations

InflectionEdit

Inflection of wetten (weak)
infinitive wetten
past singular wette
past participle gewet
infinitive wetten
gerund wetten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular wet wette
2nd person sing. (jij) wet wette
2nd person sing. (u) wet wette
2nd person sing. (gij) wet wette
3rd person singular wet wette
plural wetten wetten
subjunctive sing.1 wette wette
subjunctive plur.1 wetten wetten
imperative sing. wet
imperative plur.1 wet
participles wettend gewet
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

wetten

  1. Plural form of wet

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wetten, from Old High German wettōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną. Cognate with Dutch wedden, English wed, Danish vædde, Icelandic veðja.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wetten (third-person singular simple present wettet, past tense wettete, past participle gewettet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bet
    wetten, dass… — (try to) make sure that something is safe

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wettōn, from Proto-Germanic *wadjōną. Cognate with German wetten, Dutch wedden, English wed, Icelandic veðja.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wetten (third-person singular present wett, past participle gewett, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to bet

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive wetten
participle gewett
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular wetten
2nd singular wetts wett
3rd singular wett
1st plural wetten
2nd plural wett wett
3rd plural wetten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.