fügen

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See also: fugen, Fugen, and Fügen

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German füegen, fuogen, from Old High German fuogen, from Proto-West Germanic *fōgijan, from Proto-Germanic *fōgijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ḱ- (to join, attach). Cognate with English fay, which is related to English fair. Also related to English peace and pact through Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfyːɡŋ̩/, /ˈfyːɡən/
  • Hyphenation: fü‧gen
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

fügen (weak, third-person singular present fügt, past tense fügte, past participle gefügt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to join
  2. to add
  3. (of fate) to ordain
  4. (reflexive) to submit, to comply
    sich in sein Schicksal fügen.to accept one's fate.

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Further reading[edit]

  • fügen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • fügen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • fügen” in Duden online
  • fügen” in OpenThesaurus.de