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 æċed, Danish eddike, Icelandic edik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈɛsɪç/
  • (southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland) IPA(key): /ˈɛsɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: Es‧sig
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɪç

Noun[edit]

Essig m (genitive Essigs, plural Essige)

  1. vinegar
  2. (predicative) bad

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Further reading[edit]

  • Essig” in Duden online