Dictionary verb nach verb *hlaupan laufen nachlaufen

Meanings

1.
walk after someone
(the person is in Dative)

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German Prepositions Explained - "nach"

"nach" can mean "to" and "after". Today, we'll explore the common core of this, and explore the various uses of "nach", both alone and as a prefix.

Vocab:

nach, nachmachen, nachlaufen, nachlassen, nachgehen, nach


Word Family

Root: *hlaupan

This is a West-Germanic root and connections beyond the Germanic branch of the Indo-European tree are not known. It’s the origin of English to leap.

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