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Ich suche nach guten Synonymen für das Verb "schwappen". Es geht um das Verhalten einer Flüssigkeit, die ihr Gefäß, z.B. bei einem Stoß, verlässt.

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Hier einige Synonyme und verwandte Begriffe (sie drücken allerdings nicht implizit die Ruckhaftigkeit von "überschwappen" aus):

  • überlaufen
  • übergehen
  • übertreten
  • überquellen
  • überfließen
  • überborden
  • überströmen
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+1 for überborden, the other ones seem more a synonym of überlaufen, esp. when the amount of water is increasing. – Hauser Jul 29 '11 at 15:21
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"überwallen" would be another expression (used for larger amounts of liquid). – Takkat Jul 29 '11 at 16:43

Ich habe noch den Vorschlag "schwabbern". My suggestion is "schwabbern".

"in kleinen Wellen überfließen" : "to overflow in little surges"

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"schwabbern" may be regionally used for "schwappen", but it has more the meaning of "schwabbeln". – Takkat Jul 29 '11 at 16:45

There are many words we don't use in everyday speech e.g.: überwallen . If you want to write a poem then you can use words from 1782 :-D like Schiller in Fantasie an Laura

If you are looking for synonyms you can try: Synonym Woxicon.

From my POV there is no so comon expression like: überschwappen, überschwabbern (Ruhrpott-Slang). I think überlaufen would also be right :D

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