kämpfen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kempfen, from Middle High German chamfan. More at Kampf.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɛm(p)fən/, [kɛmp͡fən], [kɛmfən], [kɛmp͡fɱ̩], [kɛmfɱ̩]
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kämpfen (third-person singular simple present kämpft, past tense kämpfte, past participle gekämpft, auxiliary haben)

  1. to fight, to struggle
    Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens.
    Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.

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