car-

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *karo- (sorrow, care), from Proto-Indo-European *gar- (to scream, cry). Akin to Old English cearu (sorrow, care)

Prefix[edit]

car-

  1. Prefix denoting sorrow or sadness
    cargāst "spirit of sorrow, anxiety"
    cargealdor "sorrowful song, lamentation"
    carsīþ "sorrowful journey"