schaven

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *skavan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ- ‎(to scratch). Compare German schaben, West Frisian skave, English shave, Danish skave, Swedish skava, Icelandic skafa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

schaven ‎(past singular schaafde, past participle geschaafd)

  1. to plane (to smooth with a plane)

Conjugation[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.

Noun[edit]

schaven

  1. Plural form of schaaf

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon skaƀan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ- ‎(to scratch). Compare Dutch schaven, English shave, Danish skave, Swedish skava, Icelandic skafa, Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽 ‎(skaban).

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

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