zeigen

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*deyḱ-

From Middle High German zeigen, from Old High German zeigōn. Probably derived from an ancestor of German zeihen. Ultimately related to Proto-Germanic *taikijaną. Cognate with English teach, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍄𐌴𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌽 ‎(gateihan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡saɪ̯ɡən/, [ˈt͡saɪ̯ɡŋ̩]
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Verb[edit]

zeigen ‎(third-person singular simple present zeigt, past tense zeigte, past participle gezeigt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to point at
  2. to demonstrate, to show
  3. (reflexive) to appear, to become apparent, to come out, to turn out, to show up, to be manifested

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