Alkohol

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin alcohol, ultimately from Arabic الكُحْل(al-kuḥl, kohl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈal.koˌhoːl/
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  • IPA(key): /al.koˈhoːl/ (standard, when being the forepart of a compound)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈalˌkoːl/ (variant in fluent speech)

Noun[edit]

Alkohol m (strong, genitive Alkohols, plural Alkohole, diminutive Alkohölchen n)

  1. alcohol, ethanol (substance)
    Alkohol ist farblos.Alcohol is colourless.
  2. alcohol, liquor (beverage containing the former substance)
    Synonym: Alk (colloquial short form)
    Hier wird kein Alkohol ausgeschenkt.They don't serve alcohol here.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Alkohol.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈalkoˌhoːl/, [ˈɑlkoˌhoːl]

Noun[edit]

Alkohol m (plural Alkoholen)

  1. (uncountable) alcohol
  2. alcohol (chemical functional group)