scheinen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German skīnan, from Proto-Germanic *skīnaną. Cognate with Low German schienen, Dutch schijnen, English shine, Danish skinne.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaɪnən/
  • Hyphenation: schei‧nen
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Verb[edit]

scheinen (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present scheint, past tense schien, past participle geschienen, auxiliary haben)

  1. to shine; to gleam
  2. to seem; to appear; to look

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