scharf

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Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scarf, from Proto-Germanic *skarpaz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerb-, from *(s)ker- (to cut).

Adjective[edit]

scharf

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

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃarf/, [ʃaʁf], [ʃaɐ̯f], [ʃɑrf]
  • IPA(key): /ʃaːf/, /ʃɑːf/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Schaf (some dialects)

Adjective[edit]

scharf (comparative schärfer, superlative am schärfsten)

  1. sharp; able to cut (knife, edge)
  2. sharp (criticism, perception, intellect)
  3. sharp; in focus (picture, script)
  4. hot; spicy; pungent (taste)
  5. hot; sexy; attractive
  6. hot; aroused; horny
  7. live (bomb)

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