schön

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • schün (native Ripuarian form; dated in many dialects)
  • schien (Moselle Franconian)

Etymology[edit]

From German schön.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

schön ‎(masculine schöne, feminine schön, comparative schöner, superlative et schönste)

  1. (many dialects of Ripuarian) beautiful; pretty; nice
    Nä, wat es dat schön!
    Oh, how beautiful that is!

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schœne, from Old High German scōni, from Proto-Germanic *skauniz. Cognate with Dutch schoon, English sheen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

schön ‎(comparative schöner, superlative am schönsten)

  1. beautiful, lovely, pretty, handsome
  2. good, great, splendid
  3. nice, pleasant
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Aus dem Lande der Ostseeritter, in Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun., page 78:
      Am liebsten entfloh sie dem allem in den großen Garten. Da verbrachte sie ihre schönsten Stunden.
      She liked best to escape from all of that into the big garden. There she spent her most pleasant hours.

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Adverb[edit]

schön

  1. well, beautifully
  2. really
  3. nicely

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