taufen

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From Old High German toufen, from Proto-Germanic *daupijaną. Compare Old Saxon dōpian, Dutch dopen, Old English dīepan, Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐍀𐌾𐌰𐌽 (daupjan).

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taufen (third-person singular simple present tauft, past tense taufte, past participle getauft, auxiliary haben)

  1. to baptize
    • Ich taufe dich im (or: auf den) Namen des Vaters, des Sohnes und des Heiligen (or: heiligen) Geistes.
      I baptise (or: baptize) you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

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