mangelen

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Danish[edit]

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mangelen c

  1. singular definite of mangel

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Etymology 1[edit]

Germanic, probably from German mangeln, cognate with mank 'cripple'

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mangelen (past singular mangelde, past participle gemangeld)

  1. (intransitive, archaic) To lack
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To fail, fall short
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch, from German mangeln, from Mangel 'a mangle' (hence mangel); cognate with mengen

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mangelen (past singular mangelde, past participle gemangeld)

  1. (transitive) To wring laundry (manually) trough a mangle (cognate; handle-operated device)
  2. (transitive) To flatten with some similar device
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Etymology 3[edit]

Germanic, from Middle Dutch, from German mangeln, cognate with mengen 'to mix' and mank 'cripple'

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mangelen (past singular mangelde, past participle gemangeld)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To mingle, mix, share
  2. (transitive, archaic) To exchange (for ...), barter, trade, switch (with ...)
    1. (reflexive) To mutate, change (into ...)
    2. also used (intransitive) : To engage in barter
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangelen m

  1. definite singular of mangel

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangelen m

  1. definite singular of mangel