träge

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See also: trage, Trage, and træge

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • träg (colloquial or poetic)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German træge, from from Old High German trāgi, from or related to Proto-West Germanic *tregō, from Proto-Germanic *tregô (sadness). Cognate to Dutch traag (slow), Old Norse tregr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁɛːɡə/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁeːɡə/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trä‧ge

Adjective[edit]

träge (comparative träger, superlative am trägsten)

  1. lazy, idle
  2. listless, sluggish, lacking impetus
  3. (of an electrical fuse) slow-blow

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