schalten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scaltan.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃaltən/, [ˈʃaltn̩], [ˈʃaltən]
  • Rhymes: -altən
  • Hyphenation: schal‧ten

Verb[edit]

schalten (third-person singular simple present schaltet, past tense schaltete, past participle geschaltet or geschalten, auxiliary haben)

  1. to switch

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal past past participle is geschaltet.
  • The strong form geschalten is used colloquially in some regions. It is rarely seen in writing, although it is the older form.

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