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)

  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