Verstehen

noun
Ver·ste·hen | \ferˈshtāən, fər-\
plural -s

Definition of Verstehen 

: an intuitive doctrine or method of interpreting human culture especially in its subjective motivational and valuational aspects through the understanding of symbolic relationships

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History and Etymology for Verstehen

German, from verstehen to understand, from Middle High German versten, verstan

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