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See also: schwatzen and Schwatzen

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swetzen, swatzen, akin to Middle High German swaz (talk; chatter).

VerbEdit

schwätzen (third-person singular simple present schwätzt, past tense schwätzte, past participle geschwätzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to babble (to talk much)

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swetzen. Cognate with German schwätzen, schwatzen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvætsen/, [ˈʃwætsən]

VerbEdit

schwätzen (third-person singular present schwätzt, past participle geschwat, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to speak
    Schwätz méi lues, ech kann dech net verstoen.
    Speak more slowly, I can't understand you.
  2. (transitive) to speak (a language)
    Hie ka keen Englesch schwätzen.
    He can't speak English.

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive schwätzen
participle geschwat
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular schwätzen
2nd singular schwätz schwätz
3rd singular schwätzt
1st plural schwätzen
2nd plural schwätzt schwätzt
3rd plural schwätzen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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