appelsin

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Etymology[edit]

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /apəlsiːn/, [ɑb̥əlˈsiːˀn]

Noun[edit]

appelsin c (singular definite appelsinen, plural indefinite appelsiner)

  1. An orange, a fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis.
    Vil du have en appelsin?
    Do you want an orange?

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

appelsin

Etymology[edit]

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

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Noun[edit]

appelsin m (definite singular appelsinen, indefinite plural appelsiner, definite plural appelsinene)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg en appelsin, yndlingsfrukten min.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

Noun[edit]

appelsin m (definite singular appelsinen, indefinite plural appelsinar, definite plural appelsinane)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg ein appelsin, yndlingsfrukta mi.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

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