zwicken

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zwicken (to fasten with nails, squeeze in, pinch, tug), Old High German *zwicchēn. Cognate with Middle English twicchen, English twitch, Low German twikken.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡svɪkən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

zwicken (weak, third-person singular present zwickt, past tense zwickte, past participle gezwickt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to pinch

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ zwicken in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891