quälen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kwaljaną. Cognates include Old Norse kvelja (Danish kvæle), English quell, Old Armenian կեղ (keł, sore, ulcer), Old Church Slavonic жаль (žalĭ, pain).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkʰvɛːl(ə)n/, /ˈkʰveːl(ə)n/

Verb[edit]

quälen (third-person singular simple present quält, past tense quälte, past participle gequält, auxiliary haben)

  1. to torment, agonize, smite

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