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-West Germanic *waskan.

Cognate with Low German waschen, Dutch wassen, English wash, West Frisian waskje, Danish vaske.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive or reflexive or intransitive or transitive with dative reflexive pronoun) to wash
    Wasch dir die Hände, bevor du zu Tisch gehst.
    Wash your hands before you sit down to eat.

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Further reading[edit]

  • waschen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • waschen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • waschen” in Duden online
  • waschen” in OpenThesaurus.de

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German waschen, from Old Saxon waskan.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to wash

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Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

waschen

  1. Alternative form of wasshen