anstoßen

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • anstossen (Switzerland)

EtymologyEdit

an- +‎ stoßen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔanʃtoːsn̩/, /ˈʔanʃtoːsən/

VerbEdit

anstoßen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present stößt an, past tense stieß an, past participle angestoßen, past subjunctive stieße an, auxiliary haben)

  1. to push something (especially to start an avalanche effect)
  2. to clink glasses, to propose a toast
    darauf stoßen wir an!
  3. to initiate (especially an idea)

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 9 September 2013, at 15:07