Word of the Day – “fehlen”

Written By: Emanuel Updated: June 4, 2022

fehlen-pictureHello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time we will have a look at the meaning of:

fehlen

 

If you’re learning German, then you’ve made a mistake.
Wait, that’s a weird phrasing. Learning German is not a mistake of course.
What I mean is that I’m pretty sure you’ve made mistakes in German, and you might also know that the German word for mistake is der Fehler.
So it would make a lot of sense if fehlen just meant to fail. 
But…. that’s not quite what it is.
So let’s take a look….

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