gehn

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gehn

  1. (informal, poetic, dated in formal prose) Alternative form of gehen

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  • keen (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gān, gēn, from Old High German gān, gēn, from Proto-Germanic *gāną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁- (to leave).

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gehn

  1. to go
    Die Kinner gehn in die Schul.
    The kids go to the school.
    • 1874, Peter Joseph Rottmann, Gedichte in Hunsrücker Mundart, p. 3:
      Wer sall meich dann bei die Spielleit fehre, / Wann eich naunder meine Kerl verleere? / Geh, eich wullt, datt Deich der Deiwel hätt?
  2. to walk
    Willst-du gehn odder faare?
    Do you want to go walking or driving?

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