werden

See also: Werden

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werden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of worden

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wërden, from Old High German werdan, from Proto-Germanic *werþaną. Cognate with Dutch worden, Swedish varda, obsolete English verb worth (to become) and also with Latin vertere (to turn).

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werden (irregular, third-person singular simple present wird, past tense wurde, past participle geworden or worden, auxiliary sein)

  1. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle geworden) will; to be going (to do something); forms the future tense
    Ich werde nach Hause gehen.
    I will go home.
  2. (auxiliary, with a past participle, past participle worden) to be done; forms the passive voice
    Das Buch wird gerade gelesen. (present tense)
    The book is being read.
    Er war geschlagen worden. (past perfect tense)
    He had been beaten.
  3. (intransitive, past participle: “geworden) to become; to get; to grow; to turn
    Es wird heißer.
    It's getting hotter.

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From Old Dutch werthan, from Proto-Germanic *werþaną.

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werden

  1. to become
  2. to happen, to occur

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Middle High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German werdan, from Proto-Germanic *werþaną. Cognate with Dutch worden and obsolete English verb worth (to become).

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wërden

  1. to become

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 18:31