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werden

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Dutch

Verb

werden

  1. The plural past tense of worden.

German

Etymology

Old High German werdan. Cognate with Dutch worden and obsolete English verb worth (to become).

Pronunciation

Verb

werden (strong, third-person singular simple present wird, past tense wurde, auxiliary sein, past participle geworden or worden)

  1. (auxiliary[[Category:Template:lang:de auxiliary verbs]], Template loop detected: Template:context 1) will; to be going (to do something); forms the future tense
    Ich werde nach Hause gehen. - “I will go home.”
  2. (auxiliary[[Category:Template:lang:de auxiliary verbs]], Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to be (done); forms the passive voice
    Das Buch wird gerade gelesen. - “The book is being read.”
    Er war geschlagen worden. - “He had been beaten.”
  3. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to become; to get; to grow; to turn
    Es wird heißer. - “It's getting hotter.”

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