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Pronunciation: /pʊə(r)/

Translation of poor in German:


  • 2 (inadequate) schlecht; schwach [Spiel, Gesundheit, Leistung, Rede]; dürftig [Kleidung, Essen, Unterkunft] of poor quality minderer Qualität
  • 4 (unfortunate) arm [auch iron.]

n. pl.

  • the poor die Armen (Pl.)

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