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The meaning of “lösen”

In this episode:

"lösen" looks like the German translation for "to lose". But that's not quite right. Today, we'll learn what it means and look at its various prefix versions.


lösen, die Lösung, auflösen, ablösen, verlieren, ,...

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time with a look at a word that’s really helpful when you have problems:
Nah, I’m kidding of course. I’m talking about something that actually solves problems – the German word
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Lösen is the German word for to solve and not only are there some really useful related words and prefix versions for us to learn – it also has a really interesting family tree.
So let’s jump right in :)