würgen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wurgen, worgen, from Old High German wurgan, from Proto-Germanic *wurgijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *werǵʰ- (bind, squeeze). Cognate with Dutch wurgen, worgen, English worry.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvʏʁɡən/, [ˈvʏɐ̯ɡŋ̍]

Verb[edit]

würgen (third-person singular simple present würgt, past tense würgte, past participle gewürgt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to strangle
  2. to gag
  3. to retch

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