verbieten

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German[edit]

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PIE root
*bʰewdʰ-

From ver- +‎ bieten, Old High German farbiotan. Compare Dutch verbieden, Low German verbeden, English forbid, Danish forbyde, Swedish förbjuda, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 ‎(faurbiudan).

Verb[edit]

verbieten ‎(class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present verbietet, past tense verbot, past participle verboten, past subjunctive verböte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (with dative) to forbid, prohibit
    Ich verbiete Ihnen in diesem Ton mit meiner Frau zu sprechen.
    I forbid you to talk in that tone of voice with my wife.

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