Kaputt

(from the article `Malaparte, Curzio`) ...as Il Volga nasce in Europa (1943; The Volga Rises in Europe). He then acquired an international reputation with two passionately written, ...
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kaputt

kaput, kaputt (kuh POOT) A German word for 'anything broken, wrecked, or unserviceable'. The origin of kaput presented by 'etymologists' seems to be inconsistent and even irrational What is the correct information? 1. A change of meaning of the Latin caput occurred in German, in which kaputt now means 'wrecked' or 'broken'. Germanic burial squ.....
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