Essig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German ezzih, borrowed (with metathesis) from Latin acētum. Compare West Frisian jittik, Old English æced, Danish eddike, Icelandic edik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛsɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛsɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Es‧sig

Noun[edit]

Essig m (genitive Essigs, plural Essige)

  1. vinegar
  2. (predicative) bad

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