Gurke

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Etymology[edit]

From Slavic, compare Lower Sorbian górka and Polish ogórek, from Byzantine Greek ἀγγούριν (angoúrin, cucumber), from ἀγγούριον (angoúrion), diminutive of ἄγγουρος (ángouros), from ἄγουρος (ágouros).[1][2].

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2008) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary], 3rd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre
  2. ^ http://www.dwds.de/?qu=Gurke

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Noun[edit]

Gurke f (genitive Gurke, plural Gurken)

  1. cucumber
  2. gherkin

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