ansehen

See also: Ansehen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

an- +‎ sehen

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔanˌzeːən/
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VerbEdit

ansehen (class 5 strong, third-person singular present sieht an, past tense sah an, past participle angesehen, past subjunctive sähe an, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, with dative reflexive pronoun) to look at, to have a look
    Sieh dir diese riesige Tomate an.
    Have a look at this huge tomato.
  2. (transitive) to look at (with a certain expression or emotion)
    Sie sah ihn erstaunt an.
    She looked at him in astonishment.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to regard, to consider, to look on (something in a certain way or having a certain quality) [+ als (object)]
    Ich sehe ihren Schutz als unsere Verantwortung an.
    I see their protection as our responsibility.
  4. (transitive) to watch (a movie, a television program, storts, etc)
    Siehst du gerne Fußball im Fernsehen an?
    Do you like to watch soccer/football on television?
  5. (zu infinitive) appearing, to look at
    Sarah ist wunderschön anzusehen.
    Sarah is beautiful to look at.

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Further readingEdit

  • ansehen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • ansehen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • ansehen” in Duden online
  • ansehen” in OpenThesaurus.de