EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English wissen (to instruct, enlighten, advise, admonish; guide, direct, control, manage, rule), from Old English wissian (to direct, instruct, guide, direct, rule; show, point out; declare, make known).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wisse (third-person singular simple present wisses, present participle wissing, simple past and past participle wissed)

  1. (archaic) To show, teach, inform, guide, direct.

ReferencesEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wisse in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɪsə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wis‧se
  • Rhymes: -ɪsə

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wisse, from Old Dutch *withtha, from Proto-Germanic *wiþjǭ. The development *-þj- > -ss- is also found in smidse (from earlier smisse); original *-þþ- becomes -tt- in lat, mot.

NounEdit

wisse f (plural wissen)

  1. cubic metre (mainly when used for firewood)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

wisse

  1. Inflected form of wis

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

wisse

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of wissen

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

wisse

  1. first/third-person singular subjunctive I of wissen

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

wisse

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Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English wissung (showing, instruction, guidance, direction; rule, regulation, government).

NounEdit

wisse

  1. A guide, set of instructions, rule, regulation.
    Her biginneð ancrene wisse. & Ancrene Wisse, c1230

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary

Old EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

wisse

  1. Alternative form of wiste