See also: reifen

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈraɪ̯fən/, [ˈʁaɪ̯fn̩], [-fən]

Etymology 1Edit

Stem variant of Reif, which developed weak forms in early modern German.

NounEdit

Reifen m (genitive Reifens, plural Reifen)

  1. tire
  2. hoop
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Reifen

  1. dative plural of Reif

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

Reifen n (genitive Reifens, no plural)

  1. gerund of reifen: ripening, maturation
    Synonyms: Reife, Reifung

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