abzeichnen

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German[edit]

die Pyramiden von Gizeh zeichnen sich scharf gegen den wolkenlosen Himmel ab. — The pyramids of Giza stand out clearly against the cloudless sky.

Etymology[edit]

ab- +‎ zeichnen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapˌtsaɪ̯çnən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧zeich‧nen

Verb[edit]

abzeichnen (third-person singular simple present zeichnet ab, past tense zeichnete ab, past participle abgezeichnet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to draw (something or someone)
  2. to sign off on something
  3. (reflexive, with sich) to be outlined (against something), to stand out (against a background)

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