rangeln

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the intensive/iterative formation of Middle High German rangen (to strive with desire), from Middle Low German wrangen (to struggle, to fight). Compare English wrangle and Low German wrangeln.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁaŋl̩n/
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VerbEdit

rangeln (weak, third-person singular present rangelt, past tense rangelte, past participle gerangelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to wrestle, to scrabble (with someone)
  2. (intransitive) (figuratively) to jockey, to wrangle (with someone)

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