Ammer

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See also: ammer, 'ammer, and Am. Mer.

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈamɐ/
  • Rhymes: -amɐ
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German amer, from Old High German amaro, clipped from an assumed compound *amarofogal, from Old High German amar (spelt, emmer) for its preferred food. See Emmer.

Noun[edit]

Ammer f (genitive Ammer, plural Ammern) or
Ammer (alternatively in technical usage) m (mixed, genitive Ammers, plural Ammern)

  1. (ornithology) bunting (Emberiza) (type of songbird)
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Further reading[edit]

  • Ammer” in Duden online
  • Ammer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

die Ammer f (proper noun, usually definite, definite genitive der Ammer)

  1. A left tributary of the Neckar in Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  2. a left tributary of the Isar in southern Bavaria, Germany, called the Amper below the Ammersee
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Further reading[edit]

  • Ammer” in Duden online

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ammer m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Ammers or (with an article) Ammer, feminine genitive Ammer, plural Ammers or Ammer)

  1. a surname
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Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from Latin amārus (sour).

Noun[edit]

Ammer f (genitive Ammer, plural Ammern)

  1. (obsolete) sour cherry
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Further reading[edit]

  • Ammer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Etymology 5[edit]

Inherited from Old High German amar.

Noun[edit]

Ammer m (strong, genitive Ammers, no plural)

  1. (obsolete) emmer (type of wheat)
    Synonym: (modern word) Emmer
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Etymology 6[edit]

Inherited from Old High German eimurrā, eimuriā.

Noun[edit]

Ammer f (genitive Ammer, plural Ammern)

  1. (obsolete) ember
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