küren

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See also: Küren and kuren

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German koron, from Proto-Germanic *kuzōną. The verb was originally not umlauted, but became so under the influence of the noun Kür where the umlaut is original. Compare the Dutch cognate keuren and Middle English cüren (to select) where the same happened.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkyːʁən/, [ˈkʰyːʁən]

Verb[edit]

küren

  1. (archaic or poetic) to choose, to elect