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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German begern, prefixed form of earlier gern, from Old High German gerōn. Related to gern (willingly, gladly). Cognate with Luxembourgish begieren.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈɡeːʀən/, /bəˈɡeːʀn̩/
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  • Rhymes: -eːʀən

VerbEdit

begehren (third-person singular simple present begehrt, past tense begehrte, past participle begehrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to desire

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