afterreden

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From after- +‎ reden.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaftɐˌʁeːdn̩/
  • Hyphenation: af‧ter‧re‧den

VerbEdit

afterreden (weak, third-person singular present afterredet, past tense afterredete, past participle afterredet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to speak ill of (someone); slander
    • 1912, Martin Luther, Lutherbibel von 1912, James 4:11 (with KJV translation)
      Afterredet nicht untereinander, liebe Brüder. Wer seinem Bruder afterredet und richtet seinen Bruder, der afterredet dem Gesetz und richtet das Gesetz. Richtest du aber das Gesetz, so bist du nicht ein Täter des Gesetzes, sondern ein Richter.
      Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge.

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