sperren

See also: Sperren

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch sperren.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrən

VerbEdit

sperren

  1. to bar, inhibit

InflectionEdit

Inflection of sperren (weak)
infinitive sperren
past singular sperde
past participle gesperd
infinitive sperren
gerund sperren n
present tense past tense
1st person singular sper sperde
2nd person sing. (jij) spert sperde
2nd person sing. (u) spert sperde
2nd person sing. (gij) spert sperde
3rd person singular spert sperde
plural sperren sperden
subjunctive sing.1 sperre sperde
subjunctive plur.1 sperren sperden
imperative sing. sper
imperative plur.1 spert
participles sperrend gesperd
1) Archaic.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German sperran. Cognate with English spar (to bolt, bar).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpɛʁən/, [ˈʃpɛʁn]
  • Hyphenation: sper‧ren
  • (file)

VerbEdit

sperren (third-person singular simple present sperrt, past tense sperrte, past participle gesperrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to bar (entry to a place or system)
  2. to space out the letters of a word or text, for emphasis
     
    An example of a spaced out word.
    Dieser Satz ist nicht gesperrt gedruckt. Dieser Satz ist gesperrt gedruckt.
    This sentence is not printed spaced out. This sentence is printed spaced out.
  3. (computing) to lock (to set measures in order to prevent access to a resource)
  4. (computing) to deactivate, to disable (to put a software functionality out of operation)
    Synonyms: deaktivieren, ausschalten
    Antonym: freigeben

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

sperren

  1. to close off, to block
  2. to stretch, to put tension on
  3. to span, to spread

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: sperren
  • Limburgish: spèrre

Further readingEdit