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fangen

Stressed vowel length and/or separability: fạngen

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

unregelmäßiges reflexives Verb

  • 1
    (in eine Falle geraten, nicht mehr frei kommen)
    get or be caught
    der Wind fängt sich in etwas
    something catches the wind
    Schlinge 2
  • 2 (wieder in die normale Lage kommen)sich [gerade] noch fangen
    [just] manage to steady oneself
    sich wieder fangen
    [figurativ]
    recover

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Fangen
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: Fạngen

Neutrum Fangens

  • Fangen spielen
    play tag or catch

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