gefallen

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See also: Gefallen

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈfaln̩/, /ɡəˈfalən/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From plā-k PIE (to appease). Cognates include Latin placeo, it has mantained dative like Latin.

Verb[edit]

gefallen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present gefällt, past tense gefiel, past participle gefallen, past subjunctive gefiele, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, with dative) to please; to appeal to
    Diese Hose gefällt mir.
    I like these trousers.
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gefallen

  1. past participle of fallen
  2. past participle of gefallen

Adjective[edit]

gefallen (not comparable)

  1. fallen, dropped
Declension[edit]