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EtymologyEdit

er- +‎ fahren

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔɛɐ̯ˈfaːɐ̯n/, /ʔɛɐ̯ˈfaːʀən/
  • Hyphenation: er‧fah‧ren
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AdjectiveEdit

erfahren (not comparable)

  1. experienced

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

VerbEdit

erfahren (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present erfährt, past tense erfuhr, past participle erfahren, auxiliary haben)

  1. to find out, learn, to come to know
    Ich habe aus der Zeitung von Helgas Tod erfahren.
    I have learned from the newspaper about Helga's death.
    Sie hat gerade erfahren, dass sie schwanger ist.
    She has just found out that she is pregnant.
  2. to experience
    Er hat im Leben viel Gutes und Böses erfahren.
    He has experienced a lot of good and bad things in life.

ConjugationEdit