Meanings

1.
to cost
(The original sense of the Latin "constare" was "to stand at", which was used for scales settling at a balance.)
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2.
to try
(Only in sense of to try food, NOT for clothes and so on. This "kosten" comes from a root that was about enjoying and is related to "gusto".)
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Word of the Day - "Kostehäppchen"

A fun look at the meaning of "Kostehäppchen", the weird double meaning of “kosten” and the difference to “probieren”.

Vocab:

kosten, kostbar, kostenlos, probieren, der Bissen


The meaning of "suchen" (and its prefix versions)

Today, we'll take a look at the meaning of "suchen" and go over all its useful prefix versions and see what visiting, trying and choosing has to do with search.

Vocab:

suchen, die Suche, versuchen, der Versuch, aussuchen, durchsuchen, untersuchen, besuchen, der Besuch


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Root: *sta-
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