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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German erraten, from Old High German urrātan, arrātan, from Proto-Germanic *uzrēdaną (to guess). Equivalent to er- +‎ raten (advise, recommend; guess). Cognate with English arread.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛˈʀaːtən/, [ʔɛɐ̯ˈʁaːtn̩]
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  • Hyphenation: er‧ra‧ten

VerbEdit

erraten (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present errät, past tense erriet, past participle erraten, past subjunctive erriete, auxiliary haben)

  1. to determine (something) through advise or empathy
  2. to guess (something) correctly, to divine

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