übertragen

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌyːbərˈtraːɡən/, [ˌʔyːbɐˈt̪ʰʁaːɡŋ̍], [-ɡən]
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  • Hyphenation: über‧tra‧gen

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German übertragen, at least in part a calque of Latin transferre. Analysable as über- (over) +‎ tragen (to carry). Compare Dutch overdragen, English carry over.

VerbEdit

übertragen (class 6 strong, third-person singular present überträgt, past tense übertrug, past participle übertragen, past subjunctive übertrüge, auxiliary haben)

  1. to transfer, transmit
  2. to translate
  3. to broadcast, televise
  4. to hand over something to somebody, entrust somebody with something, confer a right on somebody
  5. (medicine) to have a post-term birth
  6. (reflexive) to be passed on to somebody (disease, illness)
  7. (reflexive, figuratively) to communicate itself to somebody (enthusiasm, nervousness, etc.)
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Etymology 2Edit

ParticipleEdit

übertragen

  1. past participle of übertragen

AdjectiveEdit

übertragen (strong nominative masculine singular übertragener, not comparable)

  1. figurative
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