GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German [Term?], from Proto-West Germanic *hreuwan, from Proto-Germanic *hrewwaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɔʏ̯ən/, [ˈʁɔʏ̯n]
  • Hyphenation: reu‧en
  • (file)

VerbEdit

reuen (weak, third-person singular present reut, past tense reute, past participle gereut, auxiliary haben)

  1. to regret, to be sorry (for), to rue
  2. to repent (of)
    Es reut ihn.He’s sorry about it.
    Es hat mich gereut.
    I was sorry for it.

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Further readingEdit

  • reuen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • reuen” in Duden online