saufen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sūfan, from Proto-Germanic *sūpaną. Cognate with Dutch zuipen, Swedish supa (Old Norse súpa), English sup.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzaʊfən]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sau‧fen

Verb[edit]

saufen ‎(class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present säuft, past tense soff, past participle gesoffen, past subjunctive söffe, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive, of an animal) to drink
  2. (transitive or intransitive, colloquial, of a person) to guzzle alcohol; to booze

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “saufen” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

saufen ‎(third-person singular present säift, past participle gesoff, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to drink, to sup

Conjugation[edit]

Irregular
infinitive saufen
participle gesoff
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular saufen
2nd singular säifs sauf
3rd singular säift
1st plural saufen
2nd plural sauft sauft
3rd plural saufen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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