Möhre

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German[edit]

Möhren

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German morhemorche, from Old High German morha, from Proto-Germanic *murhǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmøːrə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -øːrə

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (regional) carrot

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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Further reading[edit]

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