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What's the difference between “etwas beraten”, “über etwas beraten” and “sich über etwas beraten”?

I found the following three constructions with beraten in the Duden: as a transitive verb: etwas beraten; as an intransitive verb: über etwas beraten; as a reflexive verb: sich über etwas beraten, ...
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Difference between “etwas besprechen” and “sich über etwas besprechen”?

I read from Duden the following two usages of besprechen: as a transitive verb: etwas besprechen; as a reflexive verb: sich über etwas besprechen, where sich is in the accusative case; The two ...
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What does this phrase mean?

When I was a young boy my grandfather told me that the worst insult he could imagine was: "dich ist das funf ferkel vekgeloffen. He wouldn't tell me what it meant. Any thoughts?
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how to interpret the meaning of 'jedoch' in terms of 'je' and 'doch'?

As 'jedoch' arises as the combination of 'je' and 'doch', I am wondering how to deduce the fundamental meaning of 'jedoch' from those of 'je' and 'doch'?