zuppen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Central German form of standard Upper German zupfen (to pluck), adopted from the dialects into colloquial standard German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsʊpən/, [ˈtsʊpən], [ˈtsʊpm̩]

Verb[edit]

zuppen (third-person singular simple present zuppt, past tense zuppte, past participle gezuppt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial, regional, northern and central Germany) Alternative form of zupfen (to pluck)
    Hör doch mal auf, immer an mir zu zuppen!
    Now stop plucking at me all the time!

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