tauchen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tuchen, from Old High German -tūhhan, from Proto-Germanic *dūkaną. Compare Dutch duiken, English duck (verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tau‧chen
  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʊ̯χən/, [ˈtʰaʊ̯χn̩]

Verb[edit]

tauchen (third-person singular simple present taucht, past tense tauchte, past participle getaucht, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. to dive
  2. (figuratively) to bathe
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 22/2010, page 133:
      Die Sonne steht inzwischen tief und taucht die Landschaft in ein sanftes Licht.
      By now the sun is low and bathes the landscape in a gentle light.

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