nähren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German nerren, from Old High German nerien, from Proto-West Germanic *naʀjan, from Proto-Germanic *nazjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːrən/, [ˈnɛː.ʁən], [ˈneː-], [-ɐn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: näh‧ren
  • Homophone: nähern (chiefly casual speech)

Verb[edit]

nähren (weak, third-person singular present nährt, past tense nährte, past participle genährt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to feed
  2. (reflexive) to feed on

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Further reading[edit]

  • nähren” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • nähren” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • nähren” in Duden online
  • nähren” in OpenThesaurus.de