Möhre

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German[edit]

Möhren

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German morhe, morche, from Old High German morha, from Proto-West Germanic *morhā, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmøːʁə/
  • Rhymes: -øːʁə
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Noun[edit]

Möhre f (genitive Möhre, plural Möhren, diminutive Möhrchen n)

  1. (regional) carrot
    Synonyms: Karotte f, Mohrrübe f, gelbe Rübe f, Rüebli n, (dated) Wurzel f, (obsolete) Burkane f

Usage notes[edit]

  • Möhre is the native word for carrot throughout central Germany and in many parts of northern Germany. In formal writing it is also quite common, although Karotte is yet more frequent.

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