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See also: betrugen and Betrügen

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German betriegen, from Old High German bitriogan, from Proto-Germanic *bidreuganą. Equivalent to be- +‎ trügen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈtʁyː.ɡən/, [bəˈtʁyː.ɡən], [bəˈtʁyː.ɡŋ̍]
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VerbEdit

betrügen (class 2 strong, third-person singular simple present betrügt, past tense betrog, past participle betrogen, past subjunctive betröge, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to cheat; to swindle
    Meine Frau betrügt mich aus verschiedenen Gründen...
    My wife cheates on me due to different reasons...
  2. (transitive, law) to defraud
  3. (transitive, marriage) to deceive

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