entgegen

Meanings

1.
contrary to
("entgegen+Dative" - sounds pretty formal and you don't hear it much in daily life)
2.
toward
(This is used as an adverb or prefix, and comes AFTER the location, for example: "der Sonne (Dative) entgegen")

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German Prepositions Explained - "gegen"

A fun look at the meaning of "gegen" and why its many useful related words sometimes seem to have contradictory meanings.

Vocab:

gegen, entgegen, dagegen, gegenseitig, der Gegner, begegnen, der Gegenstand, gegenüber, die Gegend, entgegnen


German Prefixes Explained - "ent-"

Word Family

Root\: unknown (or not yet entered)

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