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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vertuon, from Old High German fartuon (to fordo, waste, destroy), from Proto-Germanic *fardōną, *fradōną (to ruin, destroy), equivalent to ver- +‎ tun. Cognate with English fordo, Dutch verdoen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [fɛɐ̯ˈtuːn]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ver‧tun

VerbEdit

vertun (irregular, third-person singular present vertut, past tense vertat, past participle vertan, past subjunctive vertäte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (reflexive) to make a mistake

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