Results for: Vergehen

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  • vergehen
    (ver verb)
    1.
    to pass, to wither
    (Mainly for time, pain and anger, that pass. NOT for you passing time. That's "verbringen". Also used in sense of withering, dying, but it sounds quite epic there.)
    2.
    to go away
    ("mir vergeht etwas" - for appetite and desire.)
    3.
    to molest, to rape
    ("sich+Acc vergehen an+Dative" - sounds less "violent" than "vergewaltigen" but its essentially the same. The spoken past is built with "haben" for this one.)
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  • das Vergehen
    (noun)
    1.
    the passing
    (Of time for example. Not very common.)
    2.
    the petty crime
    (The verb is only about rape, but the noun is less severe and more broad.)
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