durchbrechen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German durchbrechen; analyzable as durch- (through) +‎ brechen (to break).

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʊʁçˌbʁɛçən/

VerbEdit

durchbrechen (strong, third-person singular simple present bricht durch, past tense brach durch, past participle durchgebrochen, auxiliary haben or sein)

  1. (transitive, auxiliary haben) to break something in two
  2. (intransitive, auxiliary sein) to break in two; to snap
  3. (intransitive, auxiliary sein) to break through
Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌdʊʁçˈbʁɛçən/

VerbEdit

durchbrechen (strong, third-person singular simple present durchbricht, past tense durchbrach, past participle durchbrochen, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to break through something; to penetrate; to breach
Derived termsEdit