schulen

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See also: Schulen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Schule +‎ -en

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

schulen (weak, third-person singular present schult, past tense schulte, past participle geschult, auxiliary haben)

  1. to school

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *skūlen, from Proto-Germanic *skūlijaną. See modern Dutch schuilen.

Verb[edit]

schulen

  1. to be hidden
  2. to take shelter

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: schuilen
  • Limburgish: sjoele

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sċulan, from Proto-West Germanic *skulan, from Proto-Germanic *skulaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skel- (to be obligated, owe, be guilty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (indicative plural) IPA(key): /ˈʃulə(n)/, /ˈʃu(l)n/, /ˈʃul/

Verb[edit]

schulen (defective, often modal and auxiliary)

  1. (transitive) to owe; to be indebted to
  2. (transitive) to be appropriate; to work
  3. Expresses permission: can, may
  4. Expresses possibility: might, may
  5. Expresses obligation or appropriateness: should, ought to
  6. Expresses counsel or advice: should, ought to
  7. Expresses command: must, shall
  8. Expresses certitude: must, will
  9. Expresses intent or prevision: going to, will
  10. Expresses futurity: shall, will
  11. Expresses contingency: shall, will

Usage notes[edit]

The past of this verb is often used with present meaning, like modern English should.

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