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EtymologyEdit

be- +‎ ob + achten

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈoːbaxtn̩/, [bəˈʔoː.baχ.tn̩], /bəˈʔoːbʔaxtən/, [bəˈʔoːp.ʔaχ.tn̩]
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VerbEdit

beobachten (third-person singular simple present beobachtet, past tense beobachtete, past participle beobachtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to watch, to observe
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 5/2010, page 106:
      Eine neue Generation hochauflösender Lichtmikroskope revolutioniert die Biologie: Erstmals können die Forscher auch molekulare Strukturen in lebenden Zellen beobachten.
      A new generation of high-resolution optical microscopes is revolutionizing biology: for the first time researchers are able to also watch molecular structures in living cells.

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German beobachten.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beˈoːbaχten/, [bəˈoːbɑχtən]

VerbEdit

beobachten (third-person singular present beobacht, past participle beobacht, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to observe, to watch

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive beobachten
participle beobacht
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular beobachten
2nd singular beobachts beobacht
3rd singular beobacht
1st plural beobachten
2nd plural beobacht beobacht
3rd plural beobachten
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.