scherpen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch scherpen, from Old Dutch skerpen, from Proto-Germanic *skarpijaną.

Verb[edit]

scherpen

  1. (transitive) to sharpen

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of scherpen (weak)
infinitive scherpen
past singular scherpte
past participle gescherpt
infinitive scherpen
gerund scherpen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular scherp scherpte
2nd person sing. (jij) scherpt scherpte
2nd person sing. (u) scherpt scherpte
2nd person sing. (gij) scherpt scherpte
3rd person singular scherpt scherpte
plural scherpen scherpten
subjunctive sing.1 scherpe scherpte
subjunctive plur.1 scherpen scherpten
imperative sing. scherp
imperative plur.1 scherpt
participles scherpend gescherpt
1) Archaic.

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch skerpen, from Proto-Germanic *skarpijaną.

Verb[edit]

scherpen

  1. to sharpen, to make/become sharp

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • scherpen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • scherpen (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929