besuchen

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Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ suchen. Cognate with Dutch bezoeken (to visit, see), Swedish besöka (to visit, go to see), English beseech (to beg, enquire).

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  • IPA(key): /bəˈzuːxn̩/, /bəˈzuːxən/
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Verb[edit]

besuchen (third-person singular simple present besucht, past tense besuchte, past participle besucht, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to visit, to see
    Wir haben heute unsere Mama in der Seniorenwohnanlage besucht.
    We visited our mom in the retirement home today.
  2. (transitive) to attend
    Er besuchte das Düsseldorfer Gymnasium.
    He attended the high school of Düsseldorf.

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