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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (of a room) poor, scarce, not well equipped, not decorated
  2. (of land) barren, not lush, with little vegetation

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • karg in Duden online