reuen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hrewwaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɔʏ̯ən/, [ˈʁɔʏ̯n]
  • Hyphenation: reu‧en

Verb[edit]

reuen ‎(third-person singular simple present reut, past tense reute, past participle gereut, auxiliary haben)

  1. to regret, to be sorry (for), to rue
  2. to repent (of)
    es reut ihn — He’s sorry about it.
    es hat mich gereut — I was sorry for it.

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