Benzin

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See also: benzin and benzín

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Eilhard Mitscherlich in 1833 from Benzoe +‎ -in.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛnˈt͡siːn/
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Noun[edit]

Benzin n (strong, genitive Benzins, plural Benzine)

  1. petrol, gasoline
    Synonym: (colloquial) Sprit

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Further reading[edit]

  • Benzin” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Benzin” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Benzin” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Benzin on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de