Dictionary verb er verb *slak- schlagen erschlagen
(er verb)


to beat to death
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The German Word "schlagen"

A fun look at the meaning of "schlagen" and its various prefix versions that range from making propositions to acne. A turbo boost for your vocabulary.


schlagen, vorschlagen, einschlagen, der Vorschlag, der Ausschlag, Anschlag, der Umschlag, der Schlaganfall

The German Prefix "er-" explained

The prefix "er-" seems to be very confusing, but there's actually a common underlying theme. Today, we'll find out what that is and check out examples.

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Root: *slak-
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