wählen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wellen, from Proto-Germanic *waljaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wel-. See also wollen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛːlən/, [vɛː.lən], [ˈvɛː.l̩n]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wäh‧len

Verb[edit]

wählen (third-person singular simple present wählt, past tense wählte, past participle gewählt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to choose
  2. to dial (a telephone number)
  3. to vote
    Wer wählen darf, kann wählen.
    Those who are allowed to vote can vote.

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