Geruch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ruch from an original *rūk, compare Dutch reuk and Vilamovian gyruch

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈʁʊχ/, /ɡəˈʁuːχ/
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  • Hyphenation: Ge‧ruch

Noun[edit]

Geruch m (genitive Geruches, plural Gerüche, diminutive Gerüchlein n)

  1. smell, odour
    • 2017, Uta Neubauer, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 24 March:
      Seitdem treibt die US-Forscher die Frage um, wie man aus der Molekülstruktur auf den Geruch schliessen kann.
      Since then, US researchers have been investigating how to deduce the smell from the molecular structure.

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