See also: sorge and sørge

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German sorge (sorrow; worry; care), from Old High German sorga, sworga (sorrow; worry), from Proto-West Germanic *sorgu, from Proto-Germanic *surgō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swergʰ- (watch over, worry; be ill, suffer).

Cognate with Hunsrik Sorrich, Dutch zorg, English sorrow, Danish sorg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɔr.ɡə/, [ˈzɔʁ.ɡə], [ˈzɔɐ̯-], [ˈzɔː-]
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NounEdit

Sorge f (genitive Sorge, plural Sorgen, diminutive Sörgelchen n or Sörglein n)

  1. concern, worry, apprehension, trouble, uneasiness, anxiety
  2. care, aid

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Further readingEdit

  • Sorge” in Duden online
  • Sorge” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

ItalianEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Sorge ?

  1. A surname​.