https://www.duolingo.com/SlyRatcher

"Diese Bücher gehören uns."

April 8, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/siebolt

No: "hören" = "to hear" (part. perf: gehört), "gehören" + Dativ = "to belong to"

April 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SlyRatcher

I thought "gehören" meant "to hear" or "to have heard".

April 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/mizzoth

"Hören" by itself does mean "to hear". It seems as though prefixes can make verbs with very different meanings.

suchen = to search / versuchen = to try

August 18, 2013
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