Dictionary verb auf verb *trenk- Drang drängen aufdrängen
(auf verb)


to push something on someone
("jemandem etwas aufdrängen" - not very common. Also works for pushing yourself into someone's space. It's not used for context that are actually threatening.)
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drängeln, dringend, aufdringlich - The Family of "der Drang"

A fun look at the meaning of "der Drang", the difference to "der Zwang" and the cool related words like "dringend" that we can find in the family.


der Drang, der Zwang, eindringen, aufdringlich, dringend, drängeln, abdrängen

Word Family

Root: *trenk-

The core idea of this root was:

pushing together, getting close

I couldn’t find any confirmed English family members.

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