schiften

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɪftə(n)/
  • (file)

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schiften

  1. (intransitive) to separate, to divide itself into separate layers or substances
    Deze saus gaat schiften als je niet blijft roeren.
    This sauce will separate if you don't keep stirring.

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Inflection of schiften (weak)
infinitive schiften
past singular schiftte
past participle geschift
infinitive schiften
gerund schiften n
present tense past tense
1st person singular schift schiftte
2nd person sing. (jij) schift schiftte
2nd person sing. (u) schift schiftte
2nd person sing. (gij) schift schiftte
3rd person singular schift schiftte
plural schiften schiftten
subjunctive sing.1 schifte schiftte
subjunctive plur.1 schiften schiftten
imperative sing. schift
imperative plur.1 schift
participles schiftend geschift
1) Archaic.

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schiften (third-person singular simple present schiftet, past tense schiftete, past participle geschiftet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (nautical) to jibe, gybe (shift a fore-and-aft sail from one side of a sailing vessel to the other)

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English sċiftan, from Proto-Germanic *skiftijaną; equivalent to schyft +‎ -en. Doublet of skift.

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schiften

  1. To split, cut up, sunder.
  2. To share out, redistribute, split equally.
  3. To break apart, ruin, smash, make dissolute.
  4. To choose, pick, select.
  5. To ready, prepare, rectify, sort.
  6. To leave; to change place.
  7. (rare) To shift, modify, alter.

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