klettern

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Early New High German kletten, from Proto-Indo-European *gleyt- (to cling to, cleave, stick), from *gley-. Related to Klette (burr) and Kleid (dress). Cognate with Hunsrik klettre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɛtɐn/
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Verb[edit]

klettern (weak, third-person singular present klettert, past tense kletterte, past participle geklettert, auxiliary sein)

  1. (intransitive) to climb (e.g. up a tree)

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Further reading[edit]

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