vergismoord etymology

Dutch word vergismoord comes from Dutch moord (Murder.), Dutch vergissen ((reflexive) To make a mistake.)

Detailed word origin of vergismoord

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
moord Dutch (nld) Murder.
vergissen Dutch (nld) (reflexive) To make a mistake.
vergismoord Dutch (nld) The killing of somebody else rather than the intended victim (due to mistaken identity).

Words with the same origin as vergismoord

Descendants of vergissen