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trauen

Meanings

1.
to wed, unite in wedlock
("jemanden trauen" - In the sense of leading the procedure. NOT for being a partner.)
2.
to trust someone
("jemandem trauen" - sounds more suspicious than "vertrauen" and it's fairly rare in daily life. )
3.
to dare, to have the guts
("sich+Acc trauen" - MUST be used reflexively and it's super common.)

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Word of the Day - "trauen"

A fun look at the German verb "trauen", the difference to "sich trauen" and what confidence has to do with marriage and fidelity. #datingadvice #kidding

Vocab:

trauen, sich trauen, vertrauen, treu, heiraten,


Word Family

Root: *deru-, *dreu-
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