scharf

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaʁf/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ʃaːf/ (widespread, esp. northern and central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Schaf (not according to standard pronunciation)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scarf, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- (to cut). Compare Low German scharp, Dutch scherp, English sharp, Danish skarp.

Adjective[edit]

scharf (comparative schärfer, superlative am schärfsten)

  1. sharp (knife, intellect)
  2. hot (spicy)
  3. nipping
  4. hot (sexy)

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