schicken

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From Middle High German schicken (to outfit oneself, fit in, arrange appropriately), from Proto-Germanic *skikkijaną (to order, send), from Proto-Indo-European *skeg- (to jump, spring); representing the causative of Middle High German geschehen, geschēn (to happen, rush) from Old High German giskehan (to happen) from Proto-Germanic *skehaną (to run, move quickly), from Proto-Indo-European *skek- (to run, jump, spring). Akin to Old English scēon (to happen), schie- in Dutch schielijk (hasty). More at chic.

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schicken (third-person singular simple present schickt, past tense schickte, past participle geschickt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to send
  2. (reflexive) to hurry (rare)
  3. (reflexive) to be decent, to be appropriate

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