springe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English sprengen. See sprinkle.

Verb[edit]

springe (third-person singular simple present springes, present participle springing, 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

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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. 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, from Proto-Indo-European *spr̥g̑h. Compare English spring, Dutch springen, Low German springen, German springen, Danish springe.

Verb[edit]

springe

  1. to jump

Conjugation[edit]

Infinitive: springe
Present tense Past tense
person singular plural singular plural
1st ik spring wy springe ik sprong wy sprongen
2nd do/dû springst jimme springe do/dû sprongst jimme sprongen
3rd hy/sy springt hja springe hy/sy sprong hja sprongen
Present participle Imperative Auxiliary Past participle
springend (springende) spring hawwe sprongen