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aufkommen

1.
to slowly emerge, to evolve, to arise
(for trends, weather, sentiments. NOT for ideas "coming up" suddenly.)
2.
to land, to hit the ground
(not for completely controlled landings)
3.
to compensate financially for something (pretty formal)
("aufkommen für")

Examples

  • Ein Sturm kommt auf, Mr. Wayne.
  • There's a storm coming Mr. Wayne.
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Prefix Verbs Explained - "aufkommen"

A quick look at the meaning of "aufkommen" and what rising has to do with hitting the ground.

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