gehören (zu)

Meanings

1.
to belong to
(The person to whom something belongs is in Dative. "gehören" can NOT be used without an object in the bare sense of "belonging". That would be "dazugehören".)
2.
to be part of
("gehören zu + Dative" - here, the focus is NOT on possession. )
3.
to (not) be good manners
("sich (nicht) gehören" - ONLY used in the third person with subjects like "es" or "das")

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Vocab:

gehören, das Gehör, gehorchen, sich gehören


Word Family

Root: *keu

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