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erwachsen and aufwachsen!

any difference? can I say "ich bin zweisprachig erwachsen"?

September 3, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Laconcha432

"Erwachsen" means grown-up, mature Versus "Aufwachsen" means to grow up. Your sentence should be written/spoken : " Ich bin zweisprachig aufgewachsen" (I grew up bi-lingual). Another words; We " wachsen auf" to eventually become "erwachsen" . Does it make sense now?

September 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/GooDDmann

very clear ... thanks

September 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/XxJelsyxX

|erwachsen = adult| |aufwachsen = raise/growen up|

September 3, 2017
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