kleben

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gleybʰ-

From Old High German klīban ‎(cleave), from Proto-Germanic *klibjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gleybʰ- ‎(to stick). Cognate to Dutch kleven, English cleave ‎(cling, adhere).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkleːbm̩], [ˈkleːbən]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kleben ‎(third-person singular simple present klebt, past tense klebte, past participle geklebt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, with an + accusative) to glue (onto)
  2. (intransitive, with an + dative) to stick (to)
  3. (intransitive) to be sticky

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