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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

scherp (comparative scherper, superlative scherpst)

  1. sharp, able to cut easily
  2. alert, on the ball
  3. clever, intelligent, witty
  4. acute, having a small angle
  5. in focus, clearly visible, not blurry
  6. (of food) hot, spicy
InflectionEdit
Inflection of scherp
uninflected scherp
inflected scherpe
comparative scherper
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial scherp scherper het scherpst
het scherpste
indefinite m./f. sing. scherpe scherpere scherpste
n. sing. scherp scherper scherpste
plural scherpe scherpere scherpste
definite scherpe scherpere scherpste
partitive scherps scherpers
AntonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

scherp

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scherpen
  2. imperative of scherpen