fließen

See also: fliessen, Fliessen, and Fließen

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German vliozan, from Proto-Germanic *fleutaną, akin to English fleet (verb), Old Saxon fliotan and Dutch vlieten.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfliːsn̩/, /ˈfliːsən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

fließen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present fließt, past tense floss, past participle geflossen, past subjunctive flösse, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to flow

ConjugationEdit

Before 1996, the conjugated forms floss and flosst were spelled floß and floßt respectively. Since the 1996 German Spelling Reform, though, they are spelled with ss.

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