Dictionary verb er verb *kaupan- kaufen erkaufen
(er verb)


to buy, to get
(The idea is not actually buying something for money but getting something by paying a price. Think of a compromise that "buys time" for example.)
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The German Prefix "er-" explained

The prefix "er-" seems to be very confusing, but there's actually a common underlying theme. Today, we'll find out what that is and check out examples.

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Root: *kaupan-
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