albern

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German alwære, from Old High German alawāri ‎(friendly, good-natured). The final -n is an original case ending that was added to the stem on German Low German territory (compare schüchtern).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈalbɐn/, [ˈʔalbɐn]
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AdjectiveEdit

albern ‎(comparative alberner, superlative am albernsten)

  1. goofy

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