Meanings

1.
to like
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may
(This is the original meaning, but it is not very common.)
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German Irregular Verbs - (haben, sein, modal verbs)

Let's get to know the German modal verbs (and one of their verb friends). We'll learn what they mean and how to conjugate them. With lots of audio examples.


mögen, gern, gefallen - What is the difference

German has three options for "to like" - mögen, gern and gefallen. Today, we'll find out what the differences are and when to use which one.


Word of the Day - "möglich"

A fun look at the meaning of "möglich" and some related words and what they have to do with the German modal verb "mögen".

Vocab:

möglich, mögen, unmöglich, die Möglichkeit, möglicherweise, möglichst


Word Family

Root: *magh-

The core idea of this root was:

ability, power, potential

This is most visible in the words may and might but it also shines through in other family members like main, machine, mechanics and magic.

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