schneien

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sniwan, from Proto-Germanic *snīwaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃnaɪən]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: schnei‧en

Verb[edit]

schneien (third-person singular simple present schneit, past tense schneite, past participle geschneit or geschnien, auxiliary haben)

  1. to snow

Usage notes[edit]

  • The verb is rarely used in any person other than third person singular with the subject es.
  • The normal past participle is weak geschneit. The strong form geschnien is colloquial and chiefly restricted to Upper German areas.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sniwan, from Proto-Germanic *snīwaną.

Verb[edit]

schneien (third-person singular present schneit, past participle geschneit, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to snow