Meanings

1.
I'd like ...
(Very common option for ordering something. MUCH better than the dumb "Ich möchte" that some textbooks are peddling.)
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Word Family

The core idea of this root was:

wanting, liking

And this is still visible in the offspring  yearn, greed and charisma, though from kind of different angles.
There’s a second Indo-European *gher- but that one is unrelated and its core idea is grasping.

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