karg

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German karc, from Old High German karag, charag, from Proto-Germanic *karagaz. Cognate with Dutch karig, Old English cariġ, ċeariġ ‎(careful, sorrowful, pensive, wary, chary, anxious, grievous, dire). More at chary.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

karg ‎(comparative karger or kärger, superlative kargsten or kärgsten)

  1. poor

Declension[edit]

or

External links[edit]

  • karg in Duden online