jähren

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Jahr (year) +‎ -en.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

jähren (third-person singular simple present jährt, past tense jährte, past participle gejährt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to become one year old(er); to complete a year (or a specified number of years)
    • 1982, Hajime Nakamura (author), Siegfried Schultz (translator), Ansätze modernen Denkens in der Religionen Japans:
      Im Jahre 1811 jährte sich zum 550. Male der Todestag Shinrans.
      (idiomatically:) The 550th anniversary of Shinran's death occurred in the year 1811.
    • 2002, Solveig Ockenfuß, Glück auf Teufel komm raus (ISBN: 3831140383), page 31:
      Eddas Todestag jährt sich heute zum dritten Mal.
      (literally:) Edda's deathday became a year older today for the third time.
      (idiomatically:) Edda died three years ago today. / Today is the three-year anniversary of Edda's death.

Derived termsEdit

  • verjähren

ConjugationEdit

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