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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ handeln. Compare Saterland Frisian behondelje, Dutch behandelen, English behandle.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bəˈhandl̩n], [bəˈhandəln]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

behandeln (third-person singular simple present behandelt, past tense behandelte, past participle behandelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to treat (medicinally)
    Der Arzt behandelte mich.
    The physician treated me.
  2. to treat (physically, psychologically)
    Ich habe dich immer gut behandelt.
    I always treated you well.
  3. to cover
    der Reporter behandelt das Thema.
    The reporter is covering the subject.

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