Irregular congugation: replacement of -e- in the stem of Present tense with -ie- for the second and third person singular form of Present tense and singular form of Imperative, and with -a- for the Preterite ("ich empfahl") and with -o- in Past Participle ("empfohlen"). This model is applicable for the verbs "stehlen", "empfehlen", "befehlen" and their compounds. Other verbs with ending -ehlen follow other conjugation pattern.
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