Berliner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The first sense is either from German Berliner (native or inhabitant of Berlin) or formed in English from Berlin +‎ -er. The second sense is from German Berliner (doughnut).

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Noun[edit]

Berliner (plural Berliners)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Berlin.
  2. A doughnut (donut) with a sweet filling.
  3. (journalism) A newspaper format with pages normally measuring about 315 by 470 millimetres (12.4 in × 18.5 inches), slightly taller and wider than a tabloid but narrower and shorter than a broadsheet.
    Synonym: midi

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Berlin +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

Berliner m (strong, genitive Berliners, plural Berliner, feminine Berlinerin)

  1. Berliner (male or of unspecified sex) (a native or inhabitant of Berlin)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Berlin +‎ -er.

Adjective[edit]

Berliner (indeclinable, no predicative form)

  1. (relational) of Berlin
    Besucher finden die Berliner Museen sehr interessant.
    Visitors find Berlin’s museums very interesting.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Words like this are considered indeclinable adjectives, as noted by Duden, DWDS and other modern German references, but are capitalized because they originated as genitive plurals of substantives. See -er for more.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Anderthalb Berliner

Ellipsis of Berliner Pfannkuchen and/or Berliner Ballen.

Noun[edit]

Berliner m (strong, genitive Berliners, plural Berliner)

  1. Berliner (a pastry similar to a doughnut (donut), with a sweet filling)
    Synonyms: Berliner Ballen, Krapfen, Kräppel, Pfannkuchen, Berliner Pfannkuchen
Usage notes[edit]
  • Berliner is overall the most common word, but there is much regional variation.[1]
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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Berliner/Krapfen”, in Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache[1], 2011-06-15

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Berliner.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛrˈli.nɛr/
  • Rhymes: -inɛr
  • Syllabification: Ber‧li‧ner

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Berliner m pers

  1. a male surname

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Berliner f (indeclinable)

  1. a female surname

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