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EtymologyEdit

mit- (with) +‎ Leid (pain, sorrow), a calque of Latin compassiō (whence English compassion), itself a calque of Ancient Greek συμπάθεια (sumpátheia) (English sympathy).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪtlaɪ̯t/
  • Hyphenation: Mit‧leid
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NounEdit

Mitleid n (genitive Mitleids, no plural)

  1. pity, compassion

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