wehren

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German weren, from Old High German werien, from Proto-West Germanic *warjan, from Proto-Germanic *warjaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [veːɐ̯n], [ˈveːʁən]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːʀən
  • Hyphenation: weh‧ren

Verb[edit]

wehren (weak, third-person singular present wehrt, past tense wehrte, past participle gewehrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to fight
  2. (reflexive) to defend
    Ich wollte mich doch nur wehren.I only tried to defend myself.

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Further reading[edit]

  • wehren” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • wehren” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • wehren” in Duden online
  • wehren” in OpenThesaurus.de