vergelten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vergelten, from Old High German firgeltan, from Proto-Germanic *frageldaną, equivalent to ver- +‎ gelten (to be worth). Cognate with English foryield, Dutch vergelden.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛʁˈɡɛltən/, [fɛɐ̯ˈɡɛltn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧gel‧ten

Verb[edit]

vergelten (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present vergilt, past tense vergalt, past participle vergolten, past subjunctive vergälte or vergölte, auxiliary haben)

  1. to retaliate

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