See also: Spannen and spännen

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PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpanən/, [ˈʃpann̩]

VerbEdit

spannen ‎(third-person singular simple present spannt, past tense spannte, past participle gespannt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to stretch
  2. to tighten
  3. to tension
  4. to be taut
  5. to harness
    • 1922, Walther Kabel (pseud. William Käbler), Das Geheimnis des Zuni, Werner Dietsch Verlag, page 34:
      Vor jeden Wagen waren acht indianische Mustangs gespannt.
      Eight Indian mustangs were harnessed in front of each wagon.
  6. to span
  7. (colloquial) to stare, gaze
  8. (colloquial) to peep, spy on someone

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German spinnan, from Proto-Germanic *spinnaną. Cognate with German spinnen, Dutch spinnen, English spin, Swedish spinna.

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spannen ‎(third-person singular present spënnt, past participle gesponnen, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to spin
  2. (intransitive, of cats) to purr

ConjugationEdit

Irregular
infinitive spannen
participle gesponnen
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular spannen
2nd singular spënns spann
3rd singular spënnt
1st plural spannen
2nd plural spannt spannt
3rd plural spannen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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spannen

  1. definite singular of spann
  2. definite plural of spann