vergiften

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vergiften (to give, donate, bequeath; to poison), formally from Old High German firgiften (to donate; to sell). Analysable as ver- +‎ Gift +‎ -en.

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  • IPA(key): /fɛʁˈɡɪftən/, /fɐ-/, [fɛɐ̯ˈɡɪftən], [fɐˈɡɪftən], [-ɡɪftn̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧gif‧ten

Verb[edit]

vergiften (third-person singular simple present vergiftet, past tense vergiftete, past participle vergiftet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to poison

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