Meanings

1.
to believe
(The "content" you believe is the direct object (Accusative) and the source (person, article, book) is the indirect object, and hence Dative.)
Value:
Create Examples with ChatGPT
2.
to think
(German uses it pretty frequently in the context of assumptions.)
Value:
Opposite: wissen
Create Examples with ChatGPT

Word Family

Root: *leubh-

The core idea of this root was

liking, loving, caring

It’s the origin of love as well as libido and belief, which literally used to be a thought you “hold deer”.

0 0 votes
Article Rating

Questions and Comments

🗨
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

4 Comments
Newest
Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments



Never miss out!

Join over 20.000 German learners and get my epic newsletter whenever I post a new article :)

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.