mangel

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See also: Mangel and Mängel

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangel (plural mangels)

  1. The sugar beet, which can be refined to equal cane sugar in all manners save for botanical origin.
  2. A mangelwurzel, a plant of the beet family raised as cattle feed.
    For many days the animals had nothing to eat but mangels.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Mangel (lack), from mangeln (to lack).

Noun[edit]

mangel c (singular definite manglen or mangelen, plural indefinite mangler)

  1. lack, want, absence
  2. defect, flaw, deficiency, shortcomings
  3. disadvantage, drawback
  4. shortage, scarcity

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Likely from German Mangel.

Noun[edit]

mangel n (plural mangels, diminutive mangeltje n)

  1. (dated) lack
  2. (dated) deficiency

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangel m (plural mangels, diminutive mangeltje n)

  1. a mangle; a hand-operated device with rollers, for wringing laundry
  2. a mangle; the mangle attached to wringer washing machines, often called the wringer

Etymology 3[edit]

From the verb mangelen (to fail; to lack). Related to etymology 1.

Verb[edit]

mangel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mangelen
  2. imperative of mangelen

Etymology 4[edit]

From the verb mangelen (to wring laundry trough a mangle or a similar device). Related to etymology 2.

Verb[edit]

mangel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mangelen
  2. imperative of mangelen

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mangel

  1. inflection of mangeln:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

mangel (using Unified Alphabet)

  1. guest

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Mangel (lack, deficiency), from mangeln (to lack), from Old High German mangolōn, from Latin mancare.

Noun[edit]

mangel m (definite singular mangelen, indefinite plural mangler, definite plural manglene)

  1. lack, want, absence
  2. defect, flaw, deficiency, shortcomings
  3. disadvantage, drawback
  4. shortage, scarcity

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Mangel

Noun[edit]

mangel m (definite singular mangelen, indefinite plural manglar, definite plural manglane)

  1. a lack or shortage

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