verstecken

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch versteken (to hide).

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  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈʃtɛkən/
  • (file)

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verstecken (weak, third-person singular present versteckt, past tense versteckte, past participle versteckt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, often with vor (from) + dative) to conceal
    Der Dieb versteckte die Gegenstände vor der Polizei.
    The thief hid the items from the police.
  2. (reflexive, often with vor (from) + dative) to hide (oneself)
    Wo versteckst du dich?
    Where are you hiding?

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