schlucken

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German slucken, from Old High German (attested in the derived noun slucko (glutton)), from Proto-Germanic [Term?]. Cognate with Dutch slokken.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlʊkən/, [ˈʃlʊkŋ̍]
  • (file)

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schlucken (third-person singular simple present schluckt, past tense schluckte, past participle geschluckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to swallow
  2. (intransitive) to gulp (swallow one's spittle out of fear etc.)
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to gobble up (annex, e.g. another company)
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to swallow; to accept; to put up with

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