aufgehen

Meanings

1.
to (go) open, to come open
(for doors, shoes, zippers and a few metaphorical contexts)
Opposite (closest): zugehen
2.
to rise, to go up
(for the sun, the moon and dough)
Opposite (closest): untergehen
3.
to work out
(for plans and tactics or theories)
4.
to find (complete) fulfillment, to blossom
("aufgehen in" - for jobs, activties, hobbies)

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Prefix Verbs Explained - "aufgehen"

We'll look at the various meaning(s) of "aufgehen" and see if and how they all connect. And then we'll talk about prices and how they always go up.


Word Family

Root: *ghē-

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