taumeln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tūmeln, from Old High German tūmalōn, tūmilōn, frequentative of tūmōn. Related with Dutch tuimelen, English tumble, but the phonetics of this root are unclear, as is its relation with Romance words such as French tomber, Spanish tumbar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʊ̯məln/
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Verb[edit]

taumeln (third-person singular simple present taumelt, past tense taumelte, past participle getaumelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to sway; to teeter; to stagger (to start to fall or move as though one might fall)

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