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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: Hẹnker

Translation of Henker in English:

Maskulinum Hẹnkers, Hẹnker

  • 2 [salopp]sich den Hẹnker um etwas scheren
    not give a damn about something [umgangssprachlich]
    scher dich od. geh zum Hẹnker!
    go to blazes or to the devil! [umgangssprachlich]
    hols der Hẹnker!
    damn [it]! [umgangssprachlich]
    the devil take it! [umgangssprachlich]
    weiß der Hẹnker!
    the devil only knows [umgangssprachlich]
    beim od. zum Hẹnker!
    damn it! [umgangssprachlich]
    hang it all! [umgangssprachlich]

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