schnarchen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From Middle High German snarchen. Cognate with Middle English snun-ten (to snore), Old English *snorian, Dutch snorken (to snore, chatter, boast), English snort, Lithuanian snarglýs (snot).[1] From Proto-Germanic *snarkōną.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃnaʁçən/, [ˈʃnaɐ̯çn̩]

Verb[edit]

schnarchen (third-person singular simple present schnarcht, past tense schnarchte, past participle geschnarcht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to snore

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References[edit]

  1. ^ schnarchen in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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