verkaufen

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See also: Verkäufen

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Etymology[edit]

ver- +‎ kaufen. Cognate with Dutch verkopen.

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  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈkaʊ̯fən/
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  • Hyphenation: ver‧kau‧fen

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verkaufen (weak, third-person singular present verkauft, past tense verkaufte, past participle verkauft, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to sell (something in exchange for money)
    Ich möchte mein Auto verkaufen, willst du es kaufen?
    I want to sell my car, do you want to buy it?
  2. (reflexive) to sell (for a certain amount or at a certain rate)
    Diese Spielzeuge verkaufen sich im Dezember gut.
    These toys sell well in December.

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