schonen

See also: Schonen, schönen, and Schönen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schōnen, akin to the adjective schön.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

schonen (weak, third-person singular present schont, past tense schonte, past participle geschont, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to spare (not harm)
  2. (reflexive) to rest, to avoid overexertion

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • schonen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • schonen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • schonen” in Duden online
  • schonen” in OpenThesaurus.de

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From schône +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

schônen

  1. to make/become beautiful, to decorate
  2. to improve, to make/become better
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit
  • Dutch: schonen
  • Limburgish: sjoeane

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse Skáney.

NounEdit

schonen n

  1. Scania (a region)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

AdjectiveEdit

schônen

  1. inflection of schône:
    1. masculine accusative/dative singular
    2. neuter dative singular
    3. dative plural

Further readingEdit