See also: schälten

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schalten, from Old High German scaltan. Cognate with Old English skaldan.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃaltən/, [ˈʃaltn̩], [ˈʃaltən]
  • Rhymes: -altən
  • Hyphenation: schal‧ten

VerbEdit

schalten (third-person singular simple present schaltet, past tense schaltete, past participle geschaltet or geschalten, auxiliary haben)

  1. to switch

Usage notesEdit

  • The normal past past participle is geschaltet.
  • The strong form geschalten is used colloquially in some regions. It is rarely seen in writing, although it is the older form.

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1995), “schalten”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 23rd edition, →ISBN, page 711

Further readingEdit

  • schalten in Duden online
  • schalten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache