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bekommen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ kommen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈkɔmən/
  • Hyphenation: be‧kom‧men
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VerbEdit

bekommen (class 4 strong, third-person singular simple present bekommt, past tense bekam, past participle bekommen, past subjunctive bekäme, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben) to receive; to get
    • 2003, Franz Eugen Schlachter, Die Bibel (“Schlachter 2000”), Genfer Bibelgesellschaft, Numbers 34:14:
      Denn der Stamm der Kinder Rubens mit ihren Vaterhäusern, und der Stamm der Kinder Gads mit ihren Vaterhäusern haben ihren Teil empfangen, auch der halbe Stamm Manasse hat seinen Teil bekommen.
      Then the tribe of Reuben’s children with the houses of their father, and the tribe of Gad’s children with the houses of their father have obtained their part, also half the tribe of Manasseh got their part.
    Hunger bekommen — “to get hungry, become hungry” (literally, “to get hunger”)
    ein Kind bekommen — “to have a child”
  2. (transitive, auxiliary: “haben) to catch
    den Schnupfen bekommen — “to catch a cold”
  3. (intransitive, with a dative case object, of food or drink, auxiliary: “sein) to agree with (someone); to sit well with (someone)
    Das Essen bekommt ihm nicht. — “The food does not agree with him.”

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

past participle of bekomma.

AdjectiveEdit

bekommen

  1. received, acquired

DeclensionEdit

Inflections of
bekommen
Indefinite
singular
Common bekommen
Neuter bekommet
Definite
singular
Masc. bekomne
All bekomna
Plural bekomna