fordern

See also: fördern

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vodern/vordern, from Old High German fordarōn. More at vorder.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔʁdəʁn/, [ˈfɔɐ̯dɐn]
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VerbEdit

fordern (weak, third-person singular present fordert, past tense forderte, past participle gefordert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to demand, ask
  2. (transitive) to claim
  3. (transitive) to require
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to challenge

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Note: Forms with dropped e are also spelled with an apostrophe, e.g. ford’re instead of fordre and fordere.

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