Äerdbier

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German erdberi, from Proto-Germanic *erþōbazją; equivalent to Äerd (earth) +‎ Bier (berry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːrtˌbiːr/, [ˈɛːə̯tˌbiə], [-ˌbiː.ɐ]

Noun[edit]

Äerdbier n or f or m (plural Äerdbieren)

  1. (collective) strawberries
  2. (countable) a (single) strawberry

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally the collective singular is used instead of the plural, but the plural does exist.
  • The collective form is always neuter; the countable one may also be feminine or masculine.