triefen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German, from Old High German triufan, triofan. Akin to Old Saxon driopan and Dutch druipen.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁiːfən/, [ˈtʁiːfn̩]
  • Hyphenation: trie‧fen

Verb[edit]

triefen (strong, third-person singular simple present trieft, past tense troff, past participle getroffen, auxiliary haben)
triefen (third-person singular simple present trieft, past tense triefte, past participle getrieft, auxiliary haben)

  1. to drip heavily
  2. to be so wet that a large volume of water drips off (of one)

Conjugation[edit]

Strong conjugation:

Weak conjugation:

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