Last modified on 20 May 2014, at 22:08

schijnen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch schinen, from Old Dutch skīnan, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną. Compare Low German schienen, German scheinen, West Frisian skine, skyne, English shine, Danish skinne.

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VerbEdit

schijnen (past singular scheen, past participle geschenen)

  1. To shine
    De zon schijnt - The sun is shining
  2. (copulative) To appear, to seem
    Het schijnt dat ze verhuisd is - It seems she's moved

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