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1.
to complain
("sich+Acc beschweren", ALWAYS reflexive)
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Style Special - "Bad mood"

We'll look at the most important words you need when you are in a bad mood - either angry or sad. With lots of examples.

Vocab:

nörgeln, quengeln, muffig, schimpfen, weinen, heulen, trösten


Word Family

Root: *sehro-

According to English sources, the core idea of this root was:

slow, heavy

German etymologists mention a root that was about binding, hanging which took the sense of heavy via the idea of hanging a weight on a chord.

The only English member I could dig up was serious.

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