schmieren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German smirwen, from Proto-Germanic *smirwijaną.

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schmieren (third-person singular simple present schmiert, past tense schmierte, past participle geschmiert, auxiliary haben)

  1. to smear
  2. (bread) to butter
  3. to grease, to oil, to lubricate
  4. to bribe
  5. (colloquial) to scribble, to scrawl

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German smirwen, from Proto-Germanic *smirwijaną. Cognate with German schmieren, Dutch smeren, English smear, Icelandic smyrja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

schmieren (third-person singular present schmiert, past participle geschmiert, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to smear, to spread
  2. (transitive) to grease, to lubricate
  3. (transitive) to bribe, to butter up
  4. (intransitive) to scrawl, to write messily

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive schmieren
participle geschmiert
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular schmieren
2nd singular schmiers schmier
3rd singular schmiert
1st plural schmieren
2nd plural schmiert schmiert
3rd plural schmieren
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.