sorgen

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorgen c

  1. definite singular of sorg

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sorgēn, from Proto-Germanic *surgāną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɔrɡən/, [ˈzɔʁ-], [ˈzɔɐ̯-], [ˈzɔː-], [-ɡən], [-ɡŋ̍]
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Verb[edit]

sorgen (weak, third-person singular present sorgt, past tense sorgte, past participle gesorgt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to care
  2. (reflexive, sich sorgen) to worry

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Further reading[edit]

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

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch sorgon, from Proto-Germanic *surgāną.

Verb[edit]

sorgen

  1. to worry, to be concerned
  2. to fear
  3. to care for, to take care of (a sick person)
  4. to make sure, to be involved/concerned

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: zorgen
    • Afrikaans: sorg
    • Papiamentu: sòru
    • Sranan Tongo: sorgu
  • Limburgish: zórge, zörge

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorgen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of sorg

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorgen

  1. definite singular of sorg

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