harren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German harren, further origin is unclear. Popularised by Luther.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

harren ‎(third-person singular simple present harrt, past tense harrte, past participle geharrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to await

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Restricted to elevated language; warten is more usual. The verb takes the genitive case as its object:

  • Ich harre meines Vaters
  • Ich harre seiner

It can alternatively be used with the preposition auf and a following accusative:

  • Ich harre auf meinen Vater
  • Ich harre auf ihn

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West Frisian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

harren

  1. them
  2. their (one thing being possessed)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Harren and har are more or less interchangeable.