Das Buch handelt von Äpfeln. — The book is about apples.
to be; to happen to be (reflexive, with um)
Bei den Früchten in diesem Korb handelt es sich um Äpfel. — The fruits in this basket are apples.
About German Verb "handeln"
The German verb handeln is one of the most commonly used German verbs. According to our analysis of 100,000+ German news articles, handeln is the 56th most used verb. Our data on the German verb handeln comes from Wiktionary and is verified through secondary sources like Duden. The different colors in our verb conjugation chart represent certain morphological transformations. These verb cojugations are derived algorithmically.