Narr

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German narro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (most of Germany, parts of Austria) IPA(key): /nar/, [näɐ̯], [naː]
  • (Austria, parts of southern Germany, Switzerland) IPA(key): /nar/, [när], [nɑr]
  • Homophone: na (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Narr m ‎(genitive Narren, plural Narren, feminine Närrin)

  1. (poetic for younger speakers) fool (a person being stupid or oblivious to facts)
  2. jester, fool (a person employed to feign idiocy, often as a satirical cover for valid political arguments)

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External links[edit]

  • Narr in Duden online