zeigen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zeigen, from Old High German zeigōn. Probably derived from an ancestor of 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, show
    Synonyms: demonstrieren, vorführen
  3. (reflexive) to appear, become apparent, come out, turn out, show up, to be manifested

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