Hals- und Beinbruch

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally meaning 'neck and leg fracture'. Probably corrupted from Yiddish הצלחה און ברכה ‎(hatslokhe un brokhe, success and blessing), from Hebrew הַצְלָחָה וּבְרָכָה ‎(hatzlakhá u-v'rakhá, success and blessing).

InterjectionEdit

Hals- und Beinbruch

  1. (idiomatic) break a leg
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