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  • noun [ masculine ]
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a resident, inhabitant. The form occurs only in compounds, and these are for the most part in the plural. There is also beside the weak -sǽtan a strong -sǽte. v. Dorn- (Dor-), Dún-, Peác-, Sumor-, Wil-sǽte (-sǽtan). Other instances of the suffix are given in Bd. 4, 12; S. 581, 34, where Hrypensis ecclesia is translated Hrypsǽttna cyrice: Hiisétena munecas Hiienses monachi,
    5, 22; S. 644, 24: and in Cod. Dip. B. i. 414.
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It also forms part of common nouns, v. burh-, ende-, land-sǽta: with which may be compared O. L. Ger. land-sétio: O. H. Ger. himil-sázo: Ger. land-safs..].
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v.  séta.
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  • sǽta, n.