dafür

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German dāvür, dārvür, from Old High German dār furi, dāra furi, equal to da +‎ für. More at therefore.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daˈfyːʁ/, [daˈfyːɐ̯]
  • Hyphenation: da‧für

Adverb[edit]

dafür

  1. for that, for it
  2. instead, at least, as a compensation
    Wir mussten ganz hinten sitzen. Dafür waren die Karten billiger.
    We had to sit at the very back. At least the tickets were cheaper.

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