sauer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German sūr, from Old High German sūr, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz, from Proto-Indo-European *sūr-. Cognate to Low German suur, Dutch zuur, English sour, Danish and Swedish sur.

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sauer ‎(comparative saurer, superlative am sauersten)

  1. sour; acid; acidic
  2. (informal) upset; annoyed; angry
  3. (informal, rather rare) unpleasant
    eine saure Erfahrung — an unpleasant experience

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German sūr.

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sauer ‎(masculine saueren, neuter sauert, comparative méi sauer, superlative am sauersten)

  1. sour
    Dës Zitroune si ganz sauer.
    These lemons are very sour.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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sauer m

  1. indefinite plural of sau

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

sauer m

  1. indefinite plural of sau