betteln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German betelen, from Old High German betalōn, from Proto-West Germanic *bedulōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

betteln (weak, third-person singular present bettelt, past tense bettelte, past participle gebettelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to beg (alms), to panhandle

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Further reading[edit]

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