zetten

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch setten, from Old Dutch setten, from Proto-Germanic *satjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sodéye-, causative of *sed- (to sit).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

zetten (past singular zette, past participle gezet)

  1. to set, to put
  2. (printing) to typeset
  3. to make ready, prepare
    thee zetten: to make tea

ConjugationEdit

Note: The present and past tense plural forms are identical. Therefore, in contexts where confusion may occur, additional words such as toen and nu are used to remove any ambiguity.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 22:10