melden

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melden (past singular meldde, past participle gemeld)

  1. to report, communicate; let know

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From Middle High German melden, from Old High German meldōn, meldēn. Cognate with Old Saxon meldon, meldian, Old Frisian -meldia (in urmeldia), Old English meldian. The word seems not attested with the expected Old High German consonantism -lt-.

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  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛldən/, [ˈmɛldn̩]
  • Hyphenation: mel‧den

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melden (third-person singular simple present meldet, past tense meldete, past participle gemeldet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to report
    Der Direktor meldete den Unfall.
    The principal reported the accident.
  2. (transitive) to tell on (someone)
  3. (reflexive) to put one's hand up (in school)
  4. (reflexive) to get in touch (with someone)
    "Eine Reise hört sich gut an... ich melde mich bei dir!"
    A trip sounds good... I'm getting in touch with you!

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