überwinden

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ubarwintan and ubarwinnan, from wintan and winnan, from Proto-Germanic *windaną and *winnaną. Surface etymology: über- +‎ winden.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌʔyːbɐˈvɪndn̩/, /ˌʔyːbɐˈvɪndən/
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  • Hyphenation: über‧win‧den
  • Rhymes: -ɪndn̩

Verb[edit]

überwinden (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present überwindet, past tense überwand, past participle überwunden, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to overcome, to get over

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