blitzen

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier blickzen, from Middle High German bleczen, from Old High German blechazan, bleckezzen, blekkezzen, from Proto-Germanic *blikkatjaną (to shine, glitter). Cognate with Old English bliccettan, blīcettan (to shine, glitter, quiver).

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blitzen (third-person singular simple present blitzt, past tense blitzte, past participle geblitzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to lighten
  2. (intransitive) to flash
  3. (intransitive) to sparkle
  4. (transitive, speed camera or red light camera) to flash

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