schnüffeln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German snopffizan

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃnʏfl̩n/, /ˈʃnʏfəln/

Verb[edit]

schnüffeln (third-person singular simple present schnüffelt, past tense schnüffelte, past participle geschnüffelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to sniff
    Der Hund schnüffelte an dem Baum.
    The dog sniffed at the tree.
  2. (intransitive) to nose; to snoop, to sniff out (information)
  3. to sniff, to huff
    Klebstoff schnüffeln
    to huff glue

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