fliehen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German fliohan, from Proto-Germanic *fleuhaną. Cognate with Dutch vlieden and English flee.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfliː.ən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

fliehen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present flieht, past tense floh, past participle geflohen, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein) to flee; to escape
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary: “sein) to diverge
    Die Linien fliehen.
    The lines diverge.
  3. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben) to flee from (someone); to avoid
    (please add the primary text of this usage example)
    You have no right to run from your pitiful predicament, so confront it as best as you can.

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