Frucht

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German fruht, vruht, from Old High German fruht, from Proto-West Germanic *fruht, from Latin fructus. Cognate with German Frucht.

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Noun[edit]

Frucht f (plural Frücht)

  1. (central and northeastern Switzerland) grain, cereal

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German fruht, vruht, from Old High German fruht, from Proto-West Germanic *fruht, from Latin fructus. Cognate to Dutch vrucht, Low German Frucht, eventually also Dutch fruit (doublet), English fruit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /frʊxt/, [fʁʊxt], [fʁʊχt]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊχt

Noun[edit]

Frucht f (genitive Frucht, plural Früchte, diminutive Früchtchen n)

  1. (countable) fruit (seed-bearing part of a plant)
    Viele Früchte sind rot.A lot of fruits are red.
  2. (uncountable) harvest, crop, produce, particularly of cereal
    Im September wird die Frucht des Feldes eingefahren.
    In September, the harvest of the fields is brought in.
  3. (countable, figuratively) result, effect, fruit
    die Frucht unserer Bemühungenthe fruit of our efforts

Usage notes[edit]

  • As with English fruit, there is a tendency to use Frucht particularly for sweet or juicy kinds. This tendency is less pronounced, however, since the common word for such fruits is Obst.

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Further reading[edit]

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

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Frucht f (plural Fruchte)

  1. fruit
    • 2003, De Bibel, Matäus (Matthew) 7:17:
      Jrod soo drajcht een gooda Boom goode Frucht un een schlajchta Boom schlajchte Frucht.
      Likewise, a good tree bears good fruit, and a bad tree bears bad fruit.

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Saterland Frisian[edit]

n Frucht (1).

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian frucht, from Proto-West Germanic *fruht. Cognates include West Frisian frucht and German Frucht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Frucht f (plural Fruchte)

  1. fruit
  2. crop
  3. grain

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “Frucht”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN