angehen

Meanings

1.
to be someones business, to concern
("etwas geht jemanden (Acc) etwas/nichts an")
2.
to come on, to turn on
(a device turning on itself or coming on when you do it. It's not used for YOU turning on something. Also works for fire. The opposite is "ausgehen")
Opposite (closest): ausgehen
3.
to approach, to start solving, dealing with
(for projects or problems)
4.
to snap at someone
(rare, slightly formal)

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Word of the Day- "angehen"

A fun look at "angehen" how (or if) its various meanings connect. Also: how to say "That's none of your business." and the super useful phrasing "was... angeht"


Word Family

Root: *ghē-

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