Creme

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See also: creme, Crème, and crème

German[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French crème.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʁɛːm/, /ˈkʁɛːmə/, /kʁeːm/, /ˈkʁeːmə/

Noun[edit]

Creme f (genitive Creme, plural Cremes or Cremen)

  1. cream (medicine)
  2. frosting, custard
  3. cream colour

Usage notes[edit]

  • For “cream” meaning “milkfat” use Sahne, or (regionally) Rahm; Obers.
  • The plural Cremes is applied by speakers who use a monosyllabic pronunciation for the singular, while the plural Cremen is accordance with a disyllabic pronunciation. The former is more common.

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