Hiobsbotschaft

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hiob +‎ -s- +‎ Botschaft. From the Biblical story in which many bad things happen to Hiob (Job).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hiobsbotschaft f (genitive Hiobsbotschaft, plural Hiobsbotschaften)

  1. Job's news, bad news

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