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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną.

VerbEdit

schaven (past schaav, past participle schaavt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) to scrape; to scratch; to scour; to chafe
  2. (intransitive) to scrape
  3. (reflexive) to scrape oneself; to scrub oneself
  4. (reflexive, figuratively) to shave oneself

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Old Dutch *skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną.

VerbEdit

schāven

  1. to plane
  2. to scrape
  3. to shave
  4. to grind, to pulverise

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • scaven”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • schaven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929