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neigen
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: ne̲i̲gen

Translation of neigen in English:

transitives Verb

reflexives Verb

  • 3
    [gehoben] (zu Ende gehen) (day, year, holiday)
    draw to its close

intransitives Verb

  • 1zu Erkältungen/Krankheiten ne̲i̲gen
    be susceptible or prone to colds/illnesses
    zur od. zu Korpulenz/Schwermut ne̲i̲gen
    have a tendency to put on weight/tend to be melancholy
    ein zum od. zu Jähzorn ne̲i̲gender Mensch
    a person who is prone to violent outbursts of temper

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