erheben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

er- +‎ heben

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛʁˈheːbn̩]

Verb[edit]

erheben ‎(class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present erhebt, past tense erhob, past participle erhoben, past subjunctive erhöbe or erhübe, auxiliary haben)

  1. to raise, lift (e.g. arm, voice)
  2. to levy, charge
  3. to gather, collect (e.g. data, material)
  4. to bring (charges)
    Anklage erheben
    bring charges

Conjugation[edit]

Note: The (2nd person) plural imperative can also be erhebet, as in the ecclesiatical phrase "erhebet die Herzen".

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Verb[edit]

sich erheben ‎(irregular, reflexive)

  1. rise (to one's feet, from one's seat, etc.)
  2. rise (e.g. mountain, tower)
  3. rise up
    sich gegen etwas erheben
    rise up against something
  4. to feel superior
    sich über jemand erheben
    to feel superior over someone

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