ähneln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An earlier form is the now-obsolete verb ähnlichen. From Middle High German anelīchen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔɛːnl̩n/, /ˈʔɛːnəln/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔeːnl̩n/, /ˈʔeːnəln/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: äh‧neln

Verb[edit]

ähneln (third-person singular simple present ähnelt, past tense ähnelte, past participle geähnelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (with dative) to resemble
    Ich ähnele meinem Vater nicht.
    I do not resemble my father.

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Further reading[edit]

  • ähneln in Duden online
  • ähneln” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache