erlösen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German erlœsen, from Old High German irlōsen. Analyzable as er- +‎ lösen (to loosen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛɐ̯ˈløːzən/, [ʔɛɐ̯ˈløːzən], [ʔɛɐ̯ˈløːzn̩]
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  • Hyphenation: er‧lö‧sen

Verb[edit]

erlösen (third-person singular simple present erlöst, past tense erlöste, past participle erlöst, auxiliary haben)

  1. to deliver, to set free
  2. (Christianity) to deliver; to redeem; to save (to free from sin, its destructive power and its punishment)
    • Vaterunser (The Lord's prayer):
      Und führe uns nicht in Versuchung, sondern erlöse uns von dem Übel.
      But lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

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