mangeln

See also: Mangeln and Mängeln

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German mangolōn, from Latin mancō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaŋəln/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

mangeln (weak, third-person singular present mangelt, past tense mangelte, past participle gemangelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (impersonal, often with an (in) + dative) to lack, to want
    Ihm mangelt es an Mut zum Kampf.
    He lacks the courage to fight.
    Der Herr ist mein Hirte, mir wird nichts mangeln.
    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

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Further readingEdit

  • mangeln” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • mangeln” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • mangeln” in Duden online
  • mangeln” in OpenThesaurus.de