Dictionary verb *lau- Lohn lohnen


to be worth it, to be a good deal
("sich lohnen" - almost always used reflexively.)


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Word of the Day - "der Lohn"

A fun look at the noun "der Lohn" and how to say “It’s worth it” in German. Oh, and a look at the difference between Lohn and Gehalt #boring


der Lohn, sich lohnen, belohnen, das Gehalt

Word Family

Root: *lau-

The core theme of this family/root was:

gain, profit, enjoying spoils

It’s the origin of lucrative, which itself is from the Latin lucre which meant profit.

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