Ananas

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Translingual[edit]

Ananas nanus

Etymology[edit]

From Old Tupi nanas (excellent fruit).

Proper noun[edit]

Ananas m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Bromeliaceae – pineapple and similar plants.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

16th century, from Middle French ananas and/or Dutch ananas, themselves from Portuguese ananás, from Old Tupi nana.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na.nas/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: A‧na‧nas

Noun[edit]

Ananas f (genitive Ananas, plural Ananas or Ananasse)

  1. pineapple
    • 1839, Jakob Ernst von Reider, Die treue Kundgebung des Geheimnisses, Augsburg, page 16:
      Die Arten der Ananas. Die Pflanze. Man kennt über 15 Arten Ananas.
      The types of Ananas. The plant. One knows over 15 types of Ananas.
  2. (Austria) strawberry
    Synonym: Erdbeere

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ananas” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Ananas” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Ananas” in Duden online
  • Ananas on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Limburgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French ananas, from Spanish ananás, from Portuguese ananás, adapted from Old Tupi nanas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.na.nas/, [ˈɑ.nɑ.nɑs]

Noun[edit]

Ananas f (plural Ananasse or Ananase̩) (German-based spelling, Rheinische Dokumenta spelling)

  1. pineapple

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈananas/, [ˈɑnɑnɑs]

Noun[edit]

Ananas m or f (plural Ananassen or Ananas)

  1. pineapple