streichen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German strīchen, from Old High German strīhhan, from Proto-Germanic *strīkaną, from Proto-Indo-European *streyg-. Cognate with Dutch strijken, English strike, Danish stryge, Icelandic strýkja, strýkva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtʀaɪ̯çn̩/, /ˈʃtʀaɪ̯çən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: strei‧chen

Verb[edit]

streichen (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present streicht, past tense strich, past participle gestrichen, past subjunctive striche, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to stroke
  2. (transitive) to cancel; to discard; to delete; to strike out; to cross out
  3. (transitive) to spread; to rub; to apply
  4. (transitive) to paint

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