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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German unglück, unglücke, ungelücke, equivalent to un- +‎ Glück (luck).

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Unglück n (genitive Unglückes or Unglücks, plural Unglücke)

  1. bad luck, misfortune
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    Bad luck teaches valuable lessons about patience, timing, and the need to be prepared for the worst.
  2. accident, calamity, catastrophe

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Unglück generally denotes a more serious accident than Unfall; a fatal accident is much more likely to be called an Unglück than an Unfall.

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