GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German raffen, reffen, from Old High German *hraffon (to snatch, seize).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁafn̩/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -afn̩

VerbEdit

raffen (weak, third-person singular present rafft, past tense raffte, past participle gerafft, auxiliary haben)

  1. to snatch up, grasp
  2. (colloquial) to understand
    Synonyms: verstehen; see also Thesaurus:begreifen

ConjugationEdit