verletzen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German verletzen, ferletzen, equivalent to ver- +‎ letzen.

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Verb[edit]

verletzen (third-person singular simple present verletzt, past tense verletzte, past participle verletzt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to hurt, to injure
  2. to violate (rules, laws, etc.)
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 46/2010, page 89:
      Unternehmen und Manager, die bei ihren Geschäften im Ausland Menschenrechte verletzen, sollen künftig auch nach deutschem Zivil- und Wirtschaftsrecht haftbar gemacht werden.
      Entrepreneurs and managers that violate human rights during their foreign business activities are to be held liable according to German civil and commercial law in the future.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German verletzen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

verletzen (third-person singular present verletzt, past participle verletzt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to injure, to wound
  2. (transitive) to offend, to insult
  3. (transitive) to violate, to break (e.g. a law, a rule)

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive verletzen
participle verletzt
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular verletzen
2nd singular verletz verletz
3rd singular verletzt
1st plural verletzen
2nd plural verletzt verletzt
3rd plural verletzen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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