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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: spịnnen

Translation of spinnen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

unregelmäßiges intransitives Verb

  • 2
    [umgangssprachlich] (verrückt sein) be crazy or [umgangssprachlich] nuts or [salopp] crackers
    Ich soll bezahlen? Du spinnst wohl!
    [What,] me pay? You must be joking or [salopp] kidding
    ich glaube, ich spinne!
    I don't believe it!
    du spinnst wohl [, das zu tun]
  • 3
    [umgangssprachlich] (Unsinn reden) talk rubbish
  • 4
    [umgangssprachlich] (lügen) make it up

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