aufziehen

Meanings

1.
to make fun of/to mock
("jemanden aufziehen" - it's somewhat friendly.)
2.
to raise
(For animals bringing up their babies. For humans, the better word is "erziehen" or "großziehen")
3.
to wind up
(ONLY for mechanical watches and certain toys.)
4.
to come up
(In a meteorological sense for clouds and storms.)
Opposite (closest): abziehen
5.
to put on
(For strings to an instrument.)

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Vocab:

ziehen, ausziehen, anziehen, abziehen, umziehen, der Zug, der Anzug, ...


Word Family

Root: *deuk-

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