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dampfen to steam gähnen to yawn lügen to lie (not tell the truth)

dämpfen to muffle, damp gären to ferment lutschen to suck (on)


danken D to thank gebären to give birth to
A
dar|stellen to show, portray geben C/S to give
dämmen to dam, check, curb gebrauchen to use
M
dauern to last, endure gedeihen S to thrive, prosper
achten to pay attention to, decken to cover, set (table) gefallen C/S to be pleasing, like
respect dehnen to stretch gehen S to go
an|erkennen S to recognize, demonstrieren to demonstrate gelingen S to succeed machen to make, do
acknowledge denken S to think gelten S to be valid mahlen to mill, grind
an|fangen C/S to begin deuten to point, indicate genesen to recover, convalesce malen to paint, draw
See Verb prefixes (an-, aus- ) dichten to caulk; write poetry s. genieren to feel managen to manage
angeln to fish, angle dienen to serve embarrassed/awkward meiden S to avoid, shun
an|kommen S to arrive dringen S to urge, pierce genießen S to enjoy meinen to mean, be of the
ändern to change, alter drucken to print geraten to get into, fall into opinion, think
an|greifen S to attack drücken to push, press; oppress geschehen C/S to happen merken to notice, mark,
an|haben S to have on, wear ducken to stoop, duck; humble gewinnen S to win, gain perceive
an|nehmen S to accept; assume dürfen to be permitted, allow s. gewöhnen to get used to, messen C / S to measure
an|rufen S to call up (tel) dürsten to thirst, be thirsty accustomed to mieten to rent, hire
antworten D to answer gießen S to pour, cast mögen M to like (to)
s. an|ziehen S to get dressed glänzen to glitter, shine müssen M to have to, must
arbeiten to work glauben to believe
E
ärgern to annoy, irritate gleichen S to be like, resemble
atmen to breathe gleiten to glide N
auf|fallen S to stand out, attract glotzen to gape, stare
attention ehren to honor glühen to glow
aus|kommen S to come out, ein|atmen to breathe in graben S to dig
have enough of, make do, get ein|bauen to install, put in greifen S to grasp, grab, seize nagen to gnaw, nibble
along with s. ein|bilden to imagine, get the grollen to be angry, grumble nähren to nourish; suckle
aus|machen - 10 meanings! idea grüßen to greet naschen to snack, nibble, nosh
aus|stellen to exhibit empfangen C/S to receive gucken to look, peep necken to tease
s. aus|ziehen to undress empfehlen C/S to recommend nehmen C / S to take
empfinden to feel, sense K nennen S to name, call
entbehren to do without; lack, nicken to nod, doze
miss nützen to use; be useful
B
See Verb prefixes (emp-, ent- )
kämmen to comb
entdecken to discover
kämpfen to fight, struggle
entfernen to remove O
backen S to bake kauen to chew
entführen to abduct, kidnap
baden to bathe, swim kaufen to buy
entgegenen to reply, retort
bauen to build kehren to turn; sweep
enthalten C/S to contain
beben to quake, tremble kennen S to know, be familiar öffnen to open
entkommen to escape, get
bedeuten to mean with operieren to operate (med.)
away
s. bedienen to serve oneself kennenlernen to get to know, opfern to sacrifice
entschuldigen to excuse,
befehlen S to command become acquainted with ordnen to organize, put in order
apologize
s. befinden S to be, find oneself klagen to lament, complain
erfinden to invent
befreien to set free kleben to paste, stick
erhalten C/S to obtain, receive,
begegnen D to meet klingen S to ring, sound
preserve
beginnen S to begin klopfen to knock, beat
s. erinnern to remember
begleiten to accompany kneifen S to pinch, squeeze,
s. erkälten to catch a cold P
behalten S to keep crimp
erklären to explain, declare
beissen S to bite knüpfen to tie, knot, fasten
erlöschen to be extinguished, pachten to lease, rent
bekommen S to get, receive kochen to cook, boil, seethe
dim packen to pack; grab
beleben to enliven, cheer kommen S to come
errichten to erect, establish passen to fit, be suitable
beleidigen to insult können M to be able, can
erschöpfen to exhaust, drain passieren to happen
bellen to bark kosten to cost
erschrecken S to be frightened pfeifen S to whistle
belohnen to reward kotzen to vomit, puke
ersticken to choke, smother pflanzen to plant
bergen S to recover, salvage krächzen to caw, croak
erwägen to consider, ponder plagen to plague, annoy
berichten to report kratzen to scratch, scrape, claw
erwähnen to mention preisen to praise, commend
bersten S to burst kriechen S to crawl, creep
erzählen to tell, recount, relate putzen to clean, groom
besitzen S to own kriegen to get, obtain
essen S to eat
bestellen to order kühlen to cool, refresh
besuchen to visit kürzen to shorten, abbreviate
F
beten to pray Q
betrügen S to deceive, cheat
bewegen to move L
fahren S to travel, drive
bezahlen to pay quälen to torture, torment
fallen S to fall
biegen S to bend qualmen to give off smoke
fällen to cut down
bieten to offer, bid quellen S to gush, spring from
falten to fold lächeln to smile
binden S to tie quetschen to squeeze, crush
fangen S to catch, capture lachen to laugh
bitten S to request, ask for quietschen to squeak, squeal
fassen to grasp, seize, conceive laden C / S to load
blasen C/S to blow
fechten to fence, fight lassen C / S to let, leave, allow
bleiben S to stay
feststellen to ascertain, laufen C / S to run, walk
blicken to look, glance
establish lauschen to eavesdrop, listen R
blitzen to flash
finden S to find leben to live
blühen to bloom
flicken to patch, repair lecken to lick; leak
bluten to bleed
fliegen S to fly legen to lay, put, place
braten C/S to fry, roast rächen to avenge
fliehen S to flee, avoid See liegen
brauchen to need Rad fahren to ride a bike (VP)
fließen S to flow, run lehren to teach
brauen to brew raten to advise, guess
fluchen to curse, swear leiden S to suffer
brausen to shower; roar rauchen to smoke
fluten to flood, overflow leihen S to lend, borrow, hire
brechen C/S to break räumen to clear away, evacuate
folgen D to follow lernen to learn, study
brennen S to burn rauschen to rustle, murmur
fragen to ask lesen C / S to read
bringen S to bring rechnen to calculate, reckon
fressen C/S to eat, feed, devour leuchten to light up, shine,
brüllen to roar, shout reißen S to tear, rip
s. freuen to be glad, rejoice gleam
bürsten to brush reiten S to ride (horse)
frieren S to freeze, feel cold lichten to thin out, lighten
frühstücken to eat breakfast lieben to love rennen S to run
fühlen to feel, perceive liegen S to lie, recline, be reichen to reach; pass
D führen to lead situated reisen to travel, journey
füllen to fill loben to praise reinigen to clean, refine
fürchten to fear locken to lure, attract, entice reizen to excite, charm
lohnen to reward, recompense richten to set right, adjust
darf See dürfen riechen S to smell
dämmen to dam, check, curb s. lohnen to be worth (doing)
lösen to solve, dissolve; loosen ringen to struggle, wrestle
dämmern to dawn, fall (dusk); G rollen to roll
doze
rösten to roast studieren to study (univ) währen to last, hold out
rücken to move, bring nearer stürzen to plunge, fall, crash wälzen to roll
rufen S to call suchen to look for, seek wandern to hike, wander
ruhen to rest waschen C / S to wash
wechseln to change, exchange
wecken to wake, rouse
T
wehren to restrain; prevent
s. wehren to defend oneself
S weichen to yield
tanken to get gas/petrol, refuel weihen to consecrate, devote
tanzen to dance weinen to cry, weep
sagen to say, tell
taugen to be of use/value wenden to turn
saufen S to drink to excess
toben to storm, rave werben to recruit, court, woo,
saugen to suck, absorb
töten to kill advertise
Staub saugen to vacuum (VP)
tragen C/S to wear, carry werden S to become
schaden to damage, hurt
trauen to trust, believe in; werfen C / S to throw
schaffen S to create
marry wetzen to sharpen, grind
schaffen to do, make,
träumen to dream widmen to dedicate, devote
accomplish
treffen C / S to meet, hit wiederholen to repeat
schalten to switch, shift (gears)
treiben S to drive, propel wiegen S to weigh
schätzen to value, estimate
treten C / S to step, walk wissen S to know
schauen to see, look
trinken S to drink wohnen to reside, live
scheiden S to separate, divide
trocknen to dry wollen M to want (to)
s. scheiden lassen S to divorce
tropfen to drip, drop wünschen to wish, desire
scheinen S to shine, seem
tun S to do, make, put würzen to season, spice
scherzen to joke, kid
schicken to send
schieben S to push, shove
schießen S to shoot Z
schlachten to slaughter, butcher
schlafen C / S to sleep
schlagen S to hit, beat
zahlen to pay
schleichen S to sneak, creep
zählen to count
schleifen S to grind, polish U zähmen to tame
schließen to close; conclude
zapfen to tap (beer)
schmecken to taste
zaubern to do magic, enchant
schmeißen S to throw, toss
üben to exercise, practice zeichnen to draw, sign
schmelzen S to melt
überraschen to surprise zeigen to show, indicate
schmerzen to hurt, smart
überwinden S to overcome zelten to camp
schmieren to grease; bribe
umstellen to change over, shift zerschlagen C/S to shatter,
schneiden S to cut, slice
unterbrechen S to interrupt smash
schneien to snow
s. unterhalten S to converse, zerstören to destroy
schreiben S to write
entertain oneself ziehen S to pull, draw
schreien S to scream, yell
zielen to aim, target
schreiten S to step, stride
zitieren to cite, quote
schweben to soar, hover, float
zittern to shake, tremble
schweigen S to be silent V zögern to hesitate
schwimmen S to swim
züchten to breed, culivate
schwitzen to sweat
zünden to ignite
schwören to swear
verachten to despise zurück|nehmen C/S to take
segnen to bless
verderben S to ruin, spoil back
sehen C / S to see
verdienen to earn, deserve zwingen S to force, compel
sein S to be
senden to send, broadcast vereinigen to unite
s. setzen to sit down verführen to seduce
seufzen to sigh vergessen S to forget
sieden to boil, simmer vergewaltigen to rape
siegen to conquer, triumph s. verhalten S to behave, act
singen S to sing verhandeln to negotiate
sinken S to sink verkaufen to sell
sitzen S to sit verkehren to trade, traffic;
sollen M should, ought to, frequent
supposed to verklagen to complain, sue
spalten to split, divide verkommen S to decay, go bad
sparen to save s. verlieben to fall in love
spazieren to stroll, walk verlieren S to lose
spielen to play vermehren to increase
spinnen to spin; be nuts vernichten to annihilate,
sprechen S to speak, talk exterminate
springen S to jump verraten S to betray
spritzen to spray, squirt versagen to fail
sprühen to spray; sparkle verschlafen C / S to oversleep
spucken to spit verstehen S to understand
spülen to rinse, flush versuchen to attempt, try
spüren to feel, detect vertreten to represent, stand in
statt|finden S to take place, for
happen verwalten to administer,
Staub saugen to vacuum (VP) manage
staunen to be amazed verwechseln to confuse, mix up
stechen C / S to stab, sting, verweigern to refuse
prick verweilen to linger, while away
stecken to set, be located verzeihen S to pardon, forgive
stehen to stand vor|kommen S to occur, happen
stehlen to steal vor|stellen to introduce, present
steigen to climb, rise s. vor|stellen to imagine
stinken to stink
stöhnen to groan, moan
stopfen to stuff, cram W
stören to disturb, upset
stoßen to push, bump
strahlen to beam, radiate
streben to strive wachen to be awake; keep
strecken to stretch, extend watch
streichen to strike, cancel; paint wachsen C / S to grow
streiten to quarrel, argue wagen to dare
stricken to knit wählen to choose, vote

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