schreiben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schrīben, from Old High German scrīban, from Proto-Germanic *skrībaną, a late borrowing from Latin scrībō (write), which comes from a word meaning "to scribe, to scrape". Compare Low German schrieven, Dutch schrijven, English shrive, West Frisian skriuwe, Danish skrive, Swedish skriva, Icelandic skrifa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʁaɪ̯bən/, [ˈʃʁaɪ̯bən], [-ʃʁaɪ̯bm̩]
  • Hyphenation: schrei‧ben
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Verb[edit]

schreiben (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present schreibt, past tense schrieb, past participle geschrieben, past subjunctive schriebe, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive and intransitive) to write; to write out
  2. (transitive) to spell

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