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German Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German scharp, from Old Saxon skarp, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz. Cognate with English sharp.

AdjectiveEdit

scharp

  1. sharp

Related termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch skarp, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz.

AdjectiveEdit

scharp

  1. sharp (cutting easily)
  2. rough, harsh to the skin
  3. sharp (of the senses or mind)
  4. fierce, intense
  5. cruel, nasty
  6. strict

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: scherp
  • Limburgish: sjèrp

Further readingEdit

  • scarp (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • scharp (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English sċearp, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz.

AdjectiveEdit

scharp

  1. sharp

DescendantsEdit