lüften

See also: luften and Lüften

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lüften (to lift into the air), from Old High German luftēn, from Proto-Germanic *luftijaną. More at lift.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

lüften (weak, third-person singular present lüftet, past tense lüftete, past participle gelüftet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to air, ventilate
  2. to lift, take off (a covering, such as a hat, veil, pot lid)
  3. (figuratively) to unveil, reveal (a secret)

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