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anspülen

1.
to wash up
(ONLY in the sense of the ocean washing up something on the shore. Like trash for example. )
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Opposite: wegspülen
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Word Family

Root: *(s)plei-

This is one of several Indo-European roots that were about the core idea of:

splitting, splicing

This one is the origin of English split, splice and flint. 

The German Spule (coil) originally was a cut off round piece of wood you used to wrap your yarn around.

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