Liter

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French litre, from Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪtɐ/, /ˈliːtɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Liter m or n (strong, genitive Liters, plural Liter)

  1. liter, litre
    Synonym: Kubikdezimeter

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The German Institute for Standardization (DIN) recommends using the neuter gender (das Liter), but the word is now almost exclusively masculine. The neuter will sound ungrammatical to many or most native speakers.

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Further reading[edit]

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