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lieben
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: li̲e̲ben

Translation of lieben in English:

transitives Verb

  • 1jemanden li̲e̲ben
    love somebody
    (verliebt sein) be in love with or love somebody
    (sexuell) make love to somebody
    sich li̲e̲ben
    be in love
    (sexuell) make love
    was sich liebt, das neckt sich
    [Sprichwort]
    lovers always tease each other
  • 2etwas li̲e̲ben
    be fond of something
    like something
    [stärker]
    love something
    es li̲e̲ben, etwas zu tun
    like or enjoy doing something
    [stärker]
    love doing something
    diese Pflanzen li̲e̲ben Schatten
    these plants like shade
  • 3jemanden/etwas li̲e̲ben lernen
    learn to love somebody/something

intransitives Verb

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