Dictionary verb auf verb *spei- spitz Spieß aufspießen
(auf verb)


impale, to skewer
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Word of the Day - "spitz"

A fun look at the meaning of "spitz" and the various related words like "die Spitze" and "der Spitzname". A spitzen-way to build vocabulary :)


spitz, die Spitze, die Spitzenidee, anspitzen, der Spitzname, Ohren spitzen, der Spitzel, bespitzeln, die Speiche

Word Family

Root: *spei-

The core idea of this root was:

sharp point, pointy object

It’s the origin of spike, spoke (of a wheel), spine and possibly also pin.

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