See also: Karg

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). Cognate with English chary.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaʁk/
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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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Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • karg in Duden online