handeln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hantalōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhandl̩n/, /ˈhandəln/

Verb[edit]

handeln (third-person singular simple present handelt, past tense handelte, past participle gehandelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to trade, to deal
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 46/2010, page 95:
      In Toronto werden mehr als 1400 Bergbaubetriebe gehandelt, jede Woche kommen im Schnitt drei Unternehmen hinzu.
      More than 1400 mining companies are traded in Toronto, three companies are added each week on average.
  2. to negotiate, haggle
  3. to act, to take action
  4. (with von) to be about
    Das Buch handelt von Äpfel. — The book is about apples.
  5. (reflexive, with um) to be about
    Das Buch handelt sich um Äpfel. — The book is about apples.

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Noun[edit]

handeln

  1. definite singular of handel