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to think
(The general act of thinking.)
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to think of/about
("denken (von, über+Acc) - In sense of having an opinion or an idea. "finden" is often more idiomatic.)
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to remember
("denken an+Acc" .. often used in the context of remembering small single pieces of info, like remembering an appointment. In the negative past, it can mean "forgot".)
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thinking of/about
("denken an+Acc" - in the sense of directing ones thought to a certain subject. Like thinking about your last vacation.)
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The meaning of "nachdenken"

A quick look at the meaning of "nachdenken", the difference to just "denken" and how to use this verb in everyday German.


The meaning and use of "(sich) fühlen"

"fühlen" means "to feel". But there's also "sich fühlen" and "sich anfühlen" and all three have distinct meanings. Today, we'll learn how to use them properly.

Vocab:

fühlen, sich fühlen, das Gefühl, spüren, sich anfühlen


Word Family

Root: *tong-

The core idea of this root was:

thinking, feeling

So basically, it was about what is going on inside you.
It’s the origin of to think and to thank, which originally probably meant something like “thinking of someone with gratitude”.

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