waschen

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See also: Waschen, wäschen, and Wäschen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German waschen, from Old High German wascan, waskan, from Proto-Germanic *waskaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wed- (water; wet). Cognate with Low German waschen, Dutch wassen, English wash, West Frisian waskje, Danish vaske.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvaʃən/
  • Hyphenation: wa‧schen
  • (file)

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waschen (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present wäscht, past tense wusch, past participle gewaschen, past subjunctive wüsche, auxiliary haben)

  1. to wash
    Wasch dir die Hände, bevor du zu Tisch gehst.
    Wash your hands before you sit down to eat.

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon waskan, from Proto-Germanic *waskaną.

Verb[edit]

waschen (past singular wusch, past participle wuschen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to wash

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