einschüchtern

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Etymology[edit]

From ein- (in) +‎ schüchtern (timid) +‎ -en (a suffix of verbs in their infinitive form), a loan translation of Latin intimidare (in (in) + timidus (timid) + -are (a suffix of verbs in their infinitive form)). Similar to Dutch inschuchteren (to intimidate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaɪ̯nˌʃʏçtɐn]

Verb[edit]

einschüchtern (third-person singular simple present schüchtert ein, past tense schüchterte ein, past participle eingeschüchtert, auxiliary haben)

  1. to intimidate

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