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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: ru̲fen

Translation of rufen in English:

unregelmäßiges intransitives Verb

  • 2 (Swiss) (hervorrufen)einer Sache (Dat.) rufen
    cause something
    give rise to something

unregelmäßiges transitives Verb

  • 1etwas rufen
    call something
    (schreien) shout something
    unpers. aus dem Zimmer rief es: „Herein!“
    from inside the room a voice called ‘come in!’
  • 2 (herbei-)jemanden rufen
    call somebody
    jemanden zu Hilfe rufen
    call to somebody to help
    dringende Geschäfte riefen ihn nach München [figurative]
    he was called to Munich on urgent business
    jemandem/sich (Dat.) etwas ins Gedächtnis od. in Erinnerung rufen
    remind somebody of something/recall something
    [jemandem] wie gerufen kommen [informal]
    come at just the right moment
    du kommst/der Wind kommt mir wie gerufen
    you're just the person I wanted/the wind is just what I wanted
  • 4 (nennen)jemanden/ (Southwest German) (Swiss) : jemandem etwas rufen
    call somebody something
  • 5 [formal] [archaic] (anreden)jemanden bei od. mit seinem Namen rufen
    address somebody by name

reflexives Verb

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