festnageln

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German[edit]

festnageln

Etymology[edit]

fest +‎ nageln

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: fest‧na‧geln
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛstˌnaːɡəln/, [ˈfɛstˌnaːɡl̩n]

Verb[edit]

festnageln (third-person singular simple present nagelt fest, past tense nagelte fest, past participle festgenagelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to nail, to nail down (employ a nail as a fastener)
    Synonyms: anbringen, annageln
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to pin down (corner somebody in order to get a firm answer)

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