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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German harren, further origin is unclear. Popularised by Luther.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaʁən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

harren (third-person singular simple present harrt, past tense harrte, past participle geharrt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to await

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

Restricted to elevated language; warten is more usual. The verb takes the genitive case as its object:

  • Ich harre meines Vaters
  • Ich harre seiner

It can alternatively be used with the preposition auf and a following accusative:

  • Ich harre auf meinen Vater
  • Ich harre auf ihn

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West FrisianEdit

PronounEdit

harren

  1. object of sy (they)

DeterminerEdit

harren

  1. Alternative form of har (their)