springe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English sprengen. See sprinkle.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

springe ‎(third-person singular simple present springes, present participle springing or springeing, simple past and past participle springed)

  1. (obsolete) To sprinkle; to scatter.
    • Chaucer
      He would sowen some difficulty, / Or springen cockle in our cleane corn.
  2. (transitive) To catch in a springe; to ensnare.

Noun[edit]

springe ‎(plural springes)

  1. (obsolete) snare

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Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

springe ‎(third-person singular simple present springt, past participle gsprunge, auxiliary sii)

  1. to run
  2. to jump, leap
    • 1902, Robert Walser, Der Teich:
      Bisch du de nit ids Wasser gschprunge?
      So you didn't jump into the water?
  3. to burst

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish springæ, from Old Norse springa, from Proto-Germanic *springaną, from Proto-Indo-European *spr̥g̑h.

Verb[edit]

springe ‎(imperative spring, present springer, past sprang, past participle sprunget, sprungen or sprungne)

  1. jump, leap, spring
  2. vault
  3. bound
  4. frisk, jump about
  5. run
  6. pop
  7. scarper
  8. back out
  9. bounce
  10. gush, spurt, play
  11. break, snap,
  12. burst, explode, go off

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

springe

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of springen

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

springe

  1. First-person singular present of springen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of springen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of springen.
  4. Imperative singular of springen.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian springa, from Proto-Germanic *springaną.

Verb[edit]

springe

  1. to jump

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 3
infinitive springe
3rd singular past sprong
past participle sprongen
infinitive springe
long infinitive springen
gerund springen n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular spring sprong
2nd singular springst sprongst
3rd singular springt sprong
plural springe sprongen
imperative spring
participles springend sprongen