ergeben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic; cognate with obsolete English agive, equivalent to er- +‎ geben.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛʀˈɡeːbən/
  • Hyphenation: er‧ge‧ben
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ergeben (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present ergibt, past tense ergab, past participle ergeben, past subjunctive ergäbe, auxiliary haben)

  1. to yield, produce
  2. to surrender
  3. to arise, result, turn out
  4. (pronominal, impersonal) to happen
    Es hat sich so ergeben.
    It happened like this.

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