Talk:schließen

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The template shows incorrect forms. The second person singular preterite should be "du schlossest" and the second person plural preterite should be "ihr schlosset." 2.208.120.235 14:19, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

I note that the German Wiktionary also has this problem: de:schließen (Konjugation) gives "du schlossest, du schlosst" (i.e. both forms) for the singular and only "ihr schlosst" for the plural. - -sche (discuss) 08:44, 28 February 2012 (UTC)
according to this site the forms "du schlosst" and "ihr schlosst" are correct too.--Bigbossfarin (talk) 14:36, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
I strongly suspect the inflected forms Canoo lists are auto-generated, like our template's, and thus no more reliable than our template's. - -sche (discuss) 19:32, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
For what it's worth, my copy of Collins Gem German Verb Tables lists the 2nd person singular preterite as du schlossest but the 2nd person plural preterite as ihr schloßt. I suspect the ß is due to the book having been printed prior to the 1996 spelling reform (1989), but that would still make it schlosst rather than schlosset. Alphathon (talk) 19:23, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
I've dug a little deeper, and it would seem this extends beyond just schließen to include all strong verbs whose stem ends in an s, ß, x or z, or at least all of them that I have checked. Some sites seem to use -est versions while others use -t versions. This suggests to me that maybe the rule changed following a spelling reform, although I can't find any information about it. Alphathon (talk) 16:34, 23 February 2014 (UTC)
according to this discussion 3 forms are correct. The Duden says that forms like ihr schlosset are feierlich-veraltet (formally obsolete).--Bigbossfarin (talk) 21:03, 13 March 2014 (UTC)
I've created an individual inflection template for: {{de-conj-irr-schließen}}.--Bigbossfarin (talk) 20:21, 19 March 2014 (UTC)