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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: bekẹnnen

Translation of bekennen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

reflexives Verb

  • sich zu Buddha/Mohammed bekennen
    profess or declare one's faith in Buddha/Muhammad
    nur wenige seiner früheren Freunde bekannten sich zu ihm
    only a few of his former friends stood by him
    sich zu seiner Vergangenheit bekennen
    acknowledge one's past
    sich zu seiner Schuld bekennen
    admit or confess one's guilt
    sich zum Sozialismus bekennen
    declare one's belief in socialism
    sich schuldig/nicht schuldig bekennen
    admit or confess/not admit or not confess one's guilt
    (vor Gericht) plead guilty/not guilty
    sich zu einem Bombenanschlag bekennen
    claim responsibility for a bomb attack
    sich als jemand[n]. bekennen
    admit or confess that one is somebody
    admit or confess to being somebody
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