ritzen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ritzen, *rizzen (in combinations), from Old High German rizzen(to scratch; tear; cut; incise), from riz(scoring; crack; incision; impression; stroke; character, letter) or perhaps from Proto-Germanic *writjaną(to scratch; score; notch), from *writiz(fissure; crack; notch). Compare Middle English ritten ("to cut; tear open; slit"; > English dialectal rit(to scratch; rip; slit)).

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Verb[edit]

ritzen (third-person singular simple present ritzt, past tense ritzte, past participle geritzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to scratch

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