verkehren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ver- +‎ kehren. Already Middle High German verkēren.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛrˈkeːrən/, [fɛrˈkeːrən], [fɛɐ̯ˈkeːɐ̯n], [fɛɐ̯ˈkeːʁən], [fɛrˈkeːʁən]
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  • Rhymes: -eːɐ̯

Verb[edit]

verkehren (third-person singular simple present verkehrt, past tense verkehrte, past participle verkehrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to interact in somebody’s sphere, to have exchange, to operate
  2. (archaic, transitive) to cause to flow across spheres, to make be in commerce
  3. (transitive, often derogatory) to turn into an opposite nature, state or direction

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