schwimmen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German swimmen, from Old High German swimman, from Proto-Germanic *swimmaną. Compare Low German swimmen, Dutch zwemmen, English swim, Danish swømme.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvɪmən/
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  • Hyphenation: schwim‧men

Verb[edit]

schwimmen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present schwimmt, past tense schwamm, past participle geschwommen, past subjunctive schwämme, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (intransitive, auxiliary: “haben” or “sein”) to swim
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein”) to float
  3. (intransitive, colloquial, auxiliary: “sein”) to be flooded

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