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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German werban, from Proto-Germanic *hwerbaną. Cognate with Dutch werven (to recruit), English wharve (to turn) Icelandic hverfa (to turn), Faroese hvørva (to disappear).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: wer‧ben
  • IPA(key): /ˈvɛʁbən/, [ˈvɛʁbm̩]

VerbEdit

werben (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present wirbt, past tense warb, past participle geworben, past subjunctive würbe, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to recruit; to enlist
  2. (intransitive, with für) to advertise

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