schaven

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch schāven, from Old Dutch *skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną.

Verb[edit]

schaven

  1. (transitive) to plane, to grate
  2. (transitive) to smooth
  3. (intransitive) to rub roughly, over a rough surface
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of schaven (weak)
infinitive schaven
past singular schaafde
past participle geschaafd
infinitive schaven
gerund schaven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular schaaf schaafde
2nd person sing. (jij) schaaft schaafde
2nd person sing. (u) schaaft schaafde
2nd person sing. (gij) schaaft schaafde
3rd person singular schaaft schaafde
plural schaven schaafden
subjunctive sing.1 schave schaafde
subjunctive plur.1 schaven schaafden
imperative sing. schaaf
imperative plur.1 schaaft
participles schavend geschaafd
1) Archaic.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

schaven

  1. Plural form of schaaf

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną.

Verb[edit]

schaven (past schaav, past participle schaavt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive) to scrape; to scratch; to scour; to chafe
  2. (intransitive) to scrape
  3. (reflexive) to scrape oneself; to scrub oneself
  4. (reflexive, figuratively) to shave oneself

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Old Dutch *skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną.

Verb[edit]

schāven

  1. to plane
  2. to scrape
  3. to shave
  4. to grind, to pulverise

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • scaven”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • schaven”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929