Imbiss

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German[edit]

Ein Imbiss

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German inbīz, imbīz (meal). Cognate with Dutch ontbijt (breakfast).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈɪmbɪs]
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Noun[edit]

Imbiss m (genitive Imbisses, plural Imbisse)

  1. snack
    Synonyms: Happen, Snack, Zwischenmahlzeit
    • 1913 April 11 [1832], Александръ Пушкинъ, Русалка [The Mermaid]; translated and published as Alexander S. Puschkin; Henry von Heiseler, transl., “Die Russalka”, in Sämtliche Dramen, Leipzig: Rauch, 1934, OCLC 175086101:
      Мельникъ.
      Милостивый князь,
      Добро пожаловать. Давно, давно
      Твоихъ очей мы свѣтлыхъ не видали.
      Пойду тебѣ готовить угощенье. (Уходитъ).
      Der Müller: Edler, gnädiger Fürst,
      Sei unsrem Haus willkommen! lange, lange
      Schon sahn wir deine hellen Augen nicht.
      Ich gehe, einen Imbiß dir zu schaffen. Er geht.

      Miller: Gracious Lord,
      Welcome to our house! For long, long,
      We have not seen your bright eyes.
      I go to prepare a snack for you. He goes.

  2. snack bar, fast-food restaurant
    Synonym: Schnellrestaurant

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