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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German betūren (also betiuren), a prefixation of tūren (to consider grave). Equivalent to modern be- +‎ dauern (etymology 2), the simplex of which is now archaic. Pertaining to teuer (dear, expensive). The modern consonantism is Central and Low German (compare Middle Low German dūren).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈdaʊ̯ɐn/
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VerbEdit

bedauern (third-person singular simple present bedauert, past tense bedauerte, past participle bedauert, auxiliary haben)

  1. to regret
  2. to pity

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