zücken

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sʏkn̩/
  • Hyphenation: zü‧cken

Verb[edit]

zücken (third-person singular simple present zückt, past tense zückte, past participle gezückt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to draw (i.e. a weapon)
    • 1912, Martin Luther, Lutherbibel von 1912, Ezekiel 28:7 (with KJV translation)
      darum, siehe, ich will Fremde über dich schicken, nämlich die Tyrannen der Heiden; die sollen ihr Schwert zücken über deine schöne Weisheit und deine große Ehre zu Schanden machen.
      Behold, therefore I will bring strangers upon thee, the terrible of the nations: and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of thy wisdom, and they shall defile thy brightness.

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