schaven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ- (to scratch). Compare German schaben, West Frisian skave, English shave, Danish skave, Swedish skava, Icelandic skafa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

schaven (past singular schaafde, past participle geschaafd)

  1. to plane (to smooth with a plane)

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

schaven

  1. Plural form of schaaf