gönnen

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From Old High German giunnan. Compare the Dutch gunnen.

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gönnen (third-person singular simple present gönnt, past tense gönnte, past participle gegönnt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to allow
  2. to afford
  3. (reflexive) to indulge oneself, to treat oneself
  4. to be happy for someone because of his/her happiness
    Sie hatten so viel Pech im Leben; ich gönne ihnen den Lottogewinn.

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