erlauben

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German erlouben, from Old High German irlouben, arlouben, from Proto-West Germanic *uzlaubijan, from Proto-Germanic *uzlaubijaną. Cognate with Old English ālīefan, ālȳfan (to allow). More at leave (permission).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛɐ̯ˈlaʊ̯bm̩], [ʔɛɐ̯ˈlaʊ̯bən]
  • IPA(key): [ʔæɫˈɑɔbm̩] (Austrian German)
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  • Hyphenation: er‧lau‧ben

VerbEdit

erlauben (weak, third-person singular present erlaubt, past tense erlaubte, past participle erlaubt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (with dative) to allow; to permit
    Synonyms: genehmigen, gestatten, bewilligen

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Further readingEdit

  • erlauben” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • erlauben” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • erlauben” in Duden online
  • erlauben” in OpenThesaurus.de