scharf

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Bavarian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

scharf

  1. sharp
    a scharfs Messa‎ ― a sharp knife
  2. keen
    Madl, i bin scharf auf di!‎ ― Girl, I am keen on you!

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaʁf/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ʃaːf/ (widespread, esp. northern and central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Schaf (nonstandard)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scarf, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb(h), from *(s)ker- ‎(to cut). Compare Low German scharp, Dutch scherp, English sharp, Danish skarp.

Adjective[edit]

scharf ‎(comparative schärfer, superlative am schärfsten)

  1. sharp (knife, intellect)
  2. hot (spicy)
  3. nipping
  4. hot (sexy)
  5. live (bomb)

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