vergebens

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛrˈɡeːbəns/, [fɛɐ̯ˈɡeːbm̩s]
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

vergebens

  1. in vain (without success)
    Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens.
    Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.

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