scherpen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch scherpen, from Old Dutch skerpen, from Proto-West Germanic *skarpijan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɛrpə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrpən

VerbEdit

scherpen

  1. (transitive) to sharpen

InflectionEdit

Inflection of scherpen (weak)
infinitive scherpen
past singular scherpte
past participle gescherpt
infinitive scherpen
gerund scherpen n
present tense past tense
1st person singular scherp scherpte
2nd person sing. (jij) scherpt scherpte
2nd person sing. (u) scherpt scherpte
2nd person sing. (gij) scherpt scherpte
3rd person singular scherpt scherpte
plural scherpen scherpten
subjunctive sing.1 scherpe scherpte
subjunctive plur.1 scherpen scherpten
imperative sing. scherp
imperative plur.1 scherpt
participles scherpend gescherpt
1) Archaic.

Derived termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch skerpen, from Proto-West Germanic *skarpijan.

VerbEdit

scherpen

  1. to sharpen, to make/become sharp

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: scherpen
  • Limburgish: sjèrpe

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