Gummi

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cummi, from Ancient Greek κόμμι (kómmi), from Egyptian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Gummi n, m (genitive Gummis or Gummi, plural Gummis or Gummi)

  1. (uncountable) rubber, gum
  2. (countable) rubber band, elastic band
  3. (countable, informal) condom, rubber

Usage notes[edit]

  • The noun is almost exclusively neuter in northern and central Germany, almost exclusively masculine in Austria. Both genders are heard in southern Germany.

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Icelandic[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gummi m

  1. A pet form of the male given name Guðmundur.

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