ζάχαρη

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σάκχαρις (sákkharis), via Pali from Sanskrit शर्करा (śarkarā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaxari/
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  • Hyphenation: ζά‧χα‧ρη

Noun[edit]

ζάχαρη (zácharif (plural ζάχαρες) (plural forms are rare)

  1. sugar, sucrose

Usage notes[edit]

Genitive singular: also learned type ζαχάρεως used in the expressions: βιομηχανία ζαχάρεως (sugar industry), εργοστάσιο ζαχάρεως (sugar factory).

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