schonen

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See also: Schonen, schönen, and Schönen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schōnen, akin to the adjective schön.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

schonen (third-person singular simple present schont, past tense schonte, past participle geschont, auxiliary haben)

  1. to spare

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From schône +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

schônen

  1. to make/become beautiful, to decorate
  2. to improve, to make/become better
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]
  • Dutch: schonen
  • Limburgish: sjoeane

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse Skáney.

Noun[edit]

schonen n

  1. Scania (a region)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

schônen

  1. inflection of schône:
    1. masculine accusative/dative singular
    2. neuter dative singular
    3. dative plural

Further reading[edit]

  • sconen (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “schonen (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “schonen (III)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page III