begeistern

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ Geist +‎ -ern

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  • IPA(key): /bəˈɡaɪ̯stɐn/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

begeistern (weak, third-person singular present begeistert, past tense begeisterte, past participle begeistert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to fill with enthusiasm, to enthuse, to thrill
  2. (reflexive) to be enthusiastic, to enthuse (about something: für + accusative)

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