anheben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ heben

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: an‧he‧ben
  • IPA(key): /ˈanˌheːbən/, [ˈʔanˌheːbm̩]

Verb[edit]

anheben (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present hebt an, past tense hob an or hub an, past participle angehoben, auxiliary haben)

  1. to lift up
  2. to raise, to increase
  3. (rare) to begin (to do something)

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Usage notes[edit]

The alternative past-tense forms hub an etc. are generally limited to the sense of “to begin” and are, even as such, rare and considered dated or poetic.

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