misshandla

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

miss- +‎ handla, from Old Swedish misshandla, cognate with Middle Low German mishandelen, German misshandeln, originally in the now obsolete sense to do wrong, but since 1805 in the sense of physical abuse of other people.

Verb[edit]

misshandla (present misshandlar, preterite misshandlade, supine misshandlat, imperative misshandla)

  1. to batter, to assault, to maltreat, to abuse

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