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1.
to put in effort, to do one's best
(quite common in German)
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Word of the Day - " die Mühe"

A fun look at the meaning of the umlaut-monster die Mühe and the effort you have to make to say making an effort in German. Also: a really dumb pun with cows.

Vocab:

die Mühe, mühelos, sich Mühe geben, sich bemühen


Word Family

This root is not 100% certain and it is only mentioned in German sources, but not in English ones.

The core idea of the root (if it existed) was something along the lines of:

being string willed, striving towards

It is thought to be the origin of the Latin mōs, which was a strong custom or will, and which is the origin of moral.
The other likely English relative is mood.

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