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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German slīfen, from Old High German slīfan. Cognate with German schleifen, Dutch slijpen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

schläifen (third-person singular present schläift, past participle geschlaff, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to sharpen, to whet
  2. (transitive) to cut (a precious stone)
  3. (intransitive) to scrape, to abrade

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive schläifen
participle geschlaff
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular schläifen
2nd singular schläifs schläif
3rd singular schläift
1st plural schläifen
2nd plural schläift schläift
3rd plural schläifen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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