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GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

ab- +‎ stoßen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapˌʃtoːsn̩/, /ˈʔapˌʃtoːsən/
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  • Hyphenation: ab‧sto‧ßen

VerbEdit

abstoßen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present stößt ab, past tense stieß ab, past participle abgestoßen, past subjunctive stieße ab, auxiliary haben)

  1. to repel
    Das Mittel stößt Mücken ab.
    The agent repels mosquitoes.
  2. to push
    Er stieß sich vom Rand des Beckens ab.
    He pushed himself away from the edge of the pool.

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