sukker

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sukker

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sokər/, [ˈsɔɡ̊ɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German sucker, from Italian zucchero, , from Arabic سُكّر (súkkar), from Persian شکر (shekar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar, originally meaning grit, gravel).

Noun[edit]

sukker n (singular definite sukkeret, plural indefinite sukkere)

  1. sugar (sucrose from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink)
  2. sugar (a generic term for sucrose, glucose, fructose, etc.)
  3. (chemistry) sugar (any of various small carbohydrates that are used by organisms to store energy)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See sukke (to sigh).

Verb[edit]

sukker

  1. present tense of sukke

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sukker n

  1. sugar (sucrose from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at sugar. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see sukker in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) March 2010