verschwenden

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German verswenden, from Old High German firswenten. A causative formation derived from German verschwinden (to disappear), Old High German firswintan (to disappear). Thus, the original meaning is "to make disappear".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛʁˈʃvɛndən/, [fɛɐ̯ˈʃvɛndn̩]
  • Hyphenation: ver‧schwen‧den

Verb[edit]

verschwenden (third-person singular simple present verschwendet, past tense verschwendete, past participle verschwendet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (to squander) to waste

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