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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German slieȥen, from Old High German sliozan, from Proto-Germanic *sleutaną. Akin to Old Saxon slūtan, Dutch sluiten.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃliːsn̩], [ˈʃliːsən]
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VerbEdit

schließen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present schließt, past tense schloss, past participle geschlossen, past subjunctive schlösse, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to shut; to close; to shut down
  2. (transitive or intransitive) to lock
  3. (transitive or intransitive) to conclude; to end; to close
  4. (transitive) to come to (an agreement); to enter into (a relationship); to reach (a settlement)
  5. (transitive or intransitive) to gather; to conclude; to come to realize

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Before the 1996 German spelling reform, the past tense forms were schloß and schloßt, while the reform spellings are schloss and schlosst.

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