scheiden

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch skeithan, skēthan, from Proto-Germanic *skaiþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skēi-t-, from *skeh₁i-d 'to cut', *skey-. Compare German scheiden, West Frisian skiede, English shed.

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scheiden (past singular scheidde, past participle gescheiden)

  1. to separate
  2. to divorce

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sceidan, from Proto-Germanic *skaiþaną (whence also Dutch scheiden, West Frisian skiede, English shed), from Proto-Indo-European *skēi-t-, from *skeh₁i-d 'to cut', *skey- (whence also Welsh chwydu 'to break open', Lithuanian skíesti 'to separate', Old Church Slavonic чѣдити (čĕditi) 'to filter, strain', Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhízō, to split), Old Armenian ցտեմ (cʿtem, to scratch), Sanskrit च्यति (chyáti) 'he cuts off').

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  • IPA(key): [ˈʃaɪ̯dn̩], [ˈʃaɪ̯dən]
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scheiden (class 1 strong, third-person singular simple present scheidet, past tense schied, past participle geschieden, past subjunctive schiede, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben) to separate
  2. (intransitive or reflexive, auxiliary: “haben) to be separated; to be divided
  3. (transitive or reflexive, auxiliary: “haben) to divorce; to dissolve
    sich von jemandem scheiden lassen — “to get divorced from someone”
  4. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein) to depart; to part
    von etwas scheiden — “to part with something”
  5. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein) to retire; to resign

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