gewöhnen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gewenen, from Old High German gawenian, giwennen, from Proto-Germanic *wanjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈvøː.nən/
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Verb[edit]

gewöhnen (weak, third-person singular present gewöhnt, past tense gewöhnte, past participle gewöhnt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive, with an + accusative) to get used to; to accustom oneself to; to adapt to
    Ich habe mich daran gewöhnt.I got used to it.
    Ich kann mich nicht daran gewöhnen.I cannot get used to it.

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Further reading[edit]

  • gewöhnen” in Duden online
  • gewöhnen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache