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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • mürb (especially Southern Germany and Austria)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German murwi, from Proto-Germanic *marwaz. Akin to English mellow, Dutch murw and Swedish mör.

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AdjectiveEdit

mürbe (comparative mürber, superlative am mürbsten)

  1. tender (as meat), mushy (as fruit)
  2. crumbly, about to crumble; short (as a pastry)
  3. worn-out, fatigued, exhausted

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