zittern

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NounEdit

zittern (plural zitterns)

  1. Alternative form of cittern

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zitern, zittern, from Old High German *zitarōn, zittarōn, from Proto-Germanic *titrōną. Cognate with Icelandic titra, English teeter (and possibly dither).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɪtɐn/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

zittern (weak, third-person singular present zittert, past tense zitterte, past participle gezittert, auxiliary haben)

  1. to shiver, to tremble, to vibrate

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