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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schilhen, from Old High German scilihen, from Proto-Germanic *skilhijaną, *skilhwijaną ‎(to squint), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kel- ‎(to bend; crook). Related to Dutch scheel ‎(squinty; squint-eyed), Old English sceolh ‎(slanted; oblique; wry). More at skelly ‎(to squint).

VerbEdit

schielen ‎(third-person singular simple present schielt, past tense schielte, past participle geschielt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to squint
  2. to leer
    • 1921, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Trommel, in Weberin Schuld, G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 8:
      Dazu zirpten unzählige Zikaden, […], langzüngige Chamäleone schielten nach schwirrenden Fliegen, […]
      In addition countless cicadas chirped, […], long-tongued chameleons leered at whizzing flies, […]

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VerbEdit

schielen ‎(third-person singular present schielt, past participle geschielt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to peel

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive schielen
participle geschielt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular schielen
2nd singular schiels schiel
3rd singular schielt
1st plural schielen
2nd plural schielt schielt
3rd plural schielen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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