mangeln

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See also: Mangeln and Mängeln

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mangolōn, from Latin mancō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaŋəln/
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Verb[edit]

mangeln (weak, third-person singular present mangelt, past tense mangelte, past participle gemangelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (impersonal, often with an (in) + dative) to lack, to want
    Ihm mangelt es an Mut zum Kampf.
    He lacks the courage to fight.
    Der Herr ist mein Hirte, mir wird nichts mangeln.
    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

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Further reading[edit]

  • mangeln” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • mangeln” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • mangeln” in Duden online
  • mangeln” in OpenThesaurus.de