English-German translation for "paltry"

"paltry" German translation

paltry
[-tri]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • a paltry sum
    ein armseligerBetrag
    a paltry sum
  • wert-, nutzlos
    paltry worthless
    paltry worthless
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  • paltry rags
    wertlose Lumpen
    paltry rags
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Der Anteil der Verwaltungsausgaben ist mit nur 5% ausgesprochen niedrig.
The allocation for administrative expenses is decidedly paltry at a mere 5%.
Source: Europarl
Ferner möchten wir darauf hinweisen, daß die zur Verfügung gestellten Mittel sehr gering sind.
Similarly, we would like to highlight the paltry amount of credits made available.
Source: Europarl
Das ist eine lächerliche Summe!
This is a paltry amount!
Source: Europarl
Der magere Trostpreis ist ein Pilotprojekt, das möglicherweise in Angriff genommen wird.
A pilot project that may be started up is the paltry consolation prize.
Source: Europarl
Dies ist eigentlich angesichts des Ausmaßes des Problems eine armselige Summe.
This in itself is a paltry sum given the extent of the problem.
Source: Europarl
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