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Pronunciation: /ˈnɛnən/

Translation of nennen in English:

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

unregelmäßiges reflexives Verb

  • (person, thing)
    be called
    er nennt sich Maler/Dichter usw. (behauptet Maler/Dichter usw. zu sein)
    he calls himself a painter/poet etc.
    und so was nennt sich nun ein Freund/tolerant [informal]
    and he/she has the nerve to call himself/herself a friend/tolerant
    und das nennt sich ein gutes Hotel
    and that's supposed to be a good hotel
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