schwanken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvaŋkn̩/
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  • Hyphenation: schwan‧ken

Verb[edit]

schwanken (weak, third-person singular present schwankt, past tense schwankte, past participle geschwankt, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (intransitive) to fluctuate; to vary; to waver [auxiliary haben]
  2. (intransitive) to shake; to rock; to sway [auxiliary haben]
  3. (intransitive) to stagger [auxiliary sein]

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Further reading[edit]

  • schwanken” in Duden online
  • schwanken” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache