Gurke

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Polish ogurek, from Byzantine Greek ἀγγούριον (angoúrion, cucumber).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʊrkə/, [ɡʊʁ.kə], [ˈɡʊɐ̯.kə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Gurke f (genitive Gurke, plural Gurken, diminutive Gürkchen n or Gürklein n)

  1. cucumber, gherkin

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Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: kurk

Further reading[edit]

  • Gurke” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Gurke” in Duden online