vermasseln

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ver- +‎ Massel (luck), a loan from Yiddish מזל(mazel, luck, destiny), from medieval Hebrew מַזָּל(mazzāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈmazəln/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

vermasseln (third-person singular simple present vermasselt, past tense vermasselte, past participle vermasselt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial, transitive) to blow, to screw up, to botch

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