Frucht

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle High German vruht.

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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 Latin fructus. Cognate to Low German Frucht.

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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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Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Frucht f (plural Fruchte)

  1. fruit

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