gähnen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German ginēn, from Proto-Germanic *ganōną or *gīnaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɛːnən/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡeːnən/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: gäh‧nen

Verb[edit]

gähnen (third-person singular simple present gähnt, past tense gähnte, past participle gegähnt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to yawn

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