erhöhen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German erhœhen, erhœgen, from Old High German irhōhen, irhohen, equivalent to er- +‎ hoch +‎ -en. Cognate with Old Dutch irhōen, Middle Low German erhȫgen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛɐ̯ˈhøːən/, [ʔɛʁˈhøːən]
  • Hyphenation: er‧hö‧hen
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VerbEdit

erhöhen (weak, third-person singular present erhöht, past tense erhöhte, past participle erhöht, auxiliary haben)

  1. to heighten, raise
    unsere Moral erhöhen
    to heighten our morality
  2. to increase
  3. to exalt
    Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden.[1]
    The one who exalts oneself, that one shall be humbled.

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