צוקער

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zucker, from Old High German zuckar, from early Italian zucchero, from Arabic سُكَّر(sukkar), from Persian شکر(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, grit, gravel; ground or candied sugar). Cognate with German Zucker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (YIVO, Litvish, Netherlandic) IPA(key): /ˈt͡sʊkəʁ/
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɪkəʁ/
  • (Ukrainish) IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɨkəʁ/

Noun[edit]

צוקער (tsukerm

  1. sugar

Derived terms[edit]