Kebab

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كَباب(kabāb), partly through Turkish kebap. Further origin uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkeːbap/ (usual)
  • IPA(key): /keˈbap/ (rare variant)
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Noun[edit]

Kebab n (genitive Kebabs, plural Kebabs)

  1. Kebab; any Oriental-style grilled meat, or a dish containing this.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The sandwich commonly called a kebab in Britain and Ireland is included in the German word, but it is usually designated with the more specific term Döner (or seldom Schawarma).

Declension[edit]