A fun overview over facial expressions in German. We'll go over all kinds of things that you can do with your face with lots of examples.
lachen, lächeln, der Mund, die Augen, blinzeln, hochnäsig, rümpfen, runzeln
This is one of various roots that all in some way carry the core sense of cutting.
Notable English members of this family are:
- scalping, scalpel (from a Latin verb for cutting)
- shelf (cut from wood)
- shield (cut from wood)
- scale (originally referred to the bowl of a scale, direct relative of German die Schale)
- skill (originally the ability to tell apart, to separate)
- half (cut in half)