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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hagelen. Compare Dutch hagelen, English hail (verb).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

hageln (weak, third-person singular present hagelt, past tense hagelte, past participle gehagelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, impersonal, weather) to hail

Usage notesEdit

  • Used impersonally with es in the same way as in English ‘it rains’. Other forms are rare or nonexistent.

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