paprika

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English[edit]

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Paprika powder
Capsicum anuum

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika, from Serbo-Croatian pàprika, from pȁpar, from Proto-Slavic *pьpьrь, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi, pepper), from Sanskrit पिप्पलि (pippali, long pepper). Akin to paprikash.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpæpɹɨkə/, /pəˈpɹiːkə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pəˈpɹiːkə/, /pæpˈɹikə/, /ˈpæpɹɨkə/
  • Rhymes: -iːkə

Noun[edit]

paprika (countable and uncountable, plural paprikas)

  1. (uncountable) Powdered spice made from dried and ground fruits of sweet pepper (bell pepper) or chili pepper (cultivars of Capsicum annuum), or mixtures of these (used especially in Hungarian cooking).
    • 1995, Jean Andrews, Peppers: The Domesticated Capsicums, ISBN 0292704674, page 73:
      California is taking the lead, producing a paprika that is more standardized and more uniformly available than the European growers offer.
  2. (countable) A variety of the spice.
    • 2011, Heidi Swan, Super Natural Evey Day, ISBN 1742702058:
      Using the trio of paprikas gives more flavour than you'd get using a single paprika.
  3. (countable) A dried but not yet ground fruit of sweet pepper (bell pepper) or chili pepper sold for use as a spice.
    • 2003, Jonathan Bousfield, Rough Guide to Croatia, ISBN 1843530848, page 123:
      strings of red paprikas hang outside to dry in the autumn
  4. A bright reddish orange colour like that of the dried paprika.
    paprika colour:    

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Adjective[edit]

paprika (comparative more paprika, superlative most paprika)

  1. Of a bright reddish orange colour, like that of the dried paprika.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika.

Noun[edit]

paprika f

  1. paprika (powder used as a spice)
  2. pepper (fruit of the capsicum)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika, from Serbo-Croatian paprika, diminutive of papar (pepper), from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi) (from which Latin piper, the source of Dutch peper), from an Indo-Aryan language.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: pa‧pri‧ka

Noun[edit]

paprika f (plural paprika's, diminutive paprikaatje n)

  1. pepper, bell pepper

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika, from Serbo-Croatian paprika, from Serbo-Croatian papar (ground pepper), from Latin piper.

Noun[edit]

paprika n (genitive singular paprika, uncountable)

  1. paprika (spice)

Declension[edit]

n1s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative paprika paprikað
Accusative paprika paprikað
Dative paprika paprikanum
Genitive paprika paprikans

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

paprika

  1. paprika (spice made of dried, ground fruit of the milder varieties of Capsicum annuum)
  2. pepper, bell pepper, sweet pepper (the fruit of a sweet variety of Capsicum annuum, used as vegetable)

Usage notes[edit]

The fruit, and the spice made of spicy varieties of Capsicum annuum as well as of other Capsicum species are called chili or chilipippuri in Finnish. The spice may also be called chilijauhe. There's no clear line of distinction between paprika and chili. Also the size of the fruit counts. The large varieties are often called paprika even if they are quite hot.

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Especially in the past also:

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Serbo-Croatian.

Paprika

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒprikɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pap‧ri‧ka

Noun[edit]

paprika (plural paprikák)

  1. paprika (spice)
  2. pepper, bell pepper (fruit)

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Latvian[edit]

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 Paprika on Latvian Wikipedia

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Paprika (1)
Paprika (2)
Paprika (2)

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, a borrowing from Hungarian paprika, itself from Serbo-Croatian páprika, from pȁpar, from Latin piper (pepper), whence also Latvian pipars (q.v.).

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Noun[edit]

paprika m (1st declension)

  1. sweet pepper, bell pepper (non-spicy type or cultivar of pepper, esp. Capsicum annuum)
    paprikas augļi — fruits of the sweet pepper (plant)
    paprika dienvidos ir puskrūms, bet Latvijā to audzē kā viengadīgu augu — in the south, sweet pepper is a perennial bush (= plant), but in Latvia it is grown as an annual plant
    paprikas dzimtene ir Amerikas kontinenta tropu rajoni — the native land of sweet peppers are the tropical regions of the American condinent
  2. (only plural) sweet pepper (the green, yellow or red fruits of this plant, eaten as vegetables; also, a condiment powder made from these fruits)
    gaļu sagriež gabaliņos, apcep taukvielā, liek katlā, pievieno papriku — cut the meat into small pieces, fry in a fat substance (= butter or margarine), put it in a pot (and) add paprika

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika, from Serbo-Croatian pàprika, from pȁpar, from Proto-Slavic *pьpьrь, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi, pepper), from Sanskrit पिप्पलि (pippali, long pepper).

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Noun[edit]

paprika f

  1. paprika (spice)
  2. bell pepper

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

paprika m (definite singular paprikaen, indefinite plural paprikaer, definite plural paprikaene)

  1. bell pepper
  2. (uncountable) paprika (spice)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

paprika m (definite singular paprikaen; indefinite plural paprikaer; definite plural paprikaene)

  1. bell pepper
  2. (uncountable) paprika (spice)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pǎprika/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧pri‧ka

Noun[edit]

pàprika f (Cyrillic spelling па̀прика)

  1. bell pepper, pepper (Capsicum fruit)

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hungarian paprika.

Noun[edit]

paprika f (genitive singular papriky, nominative plural papriky), declension pattern žena

  1. pepper (fruit of the capsicum)
  2. paprika (powder used as a spice)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

paprika c

  1. pepper, bell pepper
  2. (uncountable) paprika (spice)

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