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drücken

See also: drucken, Drücken, and Drucken

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þrukjaną (to press), *þrūganą (to threaten), from Proto-Indo-European *trūk-, *trūg- (to press, beat). Cognate with Dutch drukken (to press, print), Danish trykke (to press), English thrutch (to throng). Closely cognate with German drucken (to print): drucken was originally the southern form, drücken was historically North German.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈdʁʏkŋ̩], [ˈdʁʏkən]
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VerbEdit

drücken (third-person singular simple present drückt, past tense drückte, past participle gedrückt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to press; to push (e.g., a door handle)
  2. (intransitive, reflexive) to shirk

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