Meanings

1.
to go, to progress
(For events and the path of roads.)
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2.
to melt, to dissolve
(for edges getting blurry, particularly when painting)
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3.
to lose the way
("sich+Acc verlaufen" - not in a figurative sense)
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The German Prefix "ver-" Explained

'ver' is the most common prefix in German and there seems to be no logic to it. In this article, we'll discover its one core meaning and what we can do with it.


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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