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Pronunciation: /ˈɡeːɡṇ/

Translation of gegen in English:

Präposition mit Akk.

  • 2 (ungefähr um)gegen Abend/Morgen
    towards evening/dawn
    gegen 400 nachts
    around 4 a. m. or 4 o'clock in the morning
  • 5 [archaic] (gegenüber)gegen jemanden freundlich/höflich sein
    be pleasant/polite to or towards somebody
    gegen jemanden/sich streng sein
    be strict with somebody/oneself
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