Mohrrübe

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German[edit]

Mohrrüben

Etymology[edit]

Compound of Mohre +‎ Rübe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːɐ̯ˌryːbə/, /ˈmoːrˌryːbə/

Noun[edit]

Mohrrübe f (genitive Mohrrübe, plural Mohrrüben)

  1. (regional) carrot

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mohrrübe is the native word for carrot in most parts of north-eastern Germany including Berlin. In formal writing, however, Karotte and Möhre are generally preferred.

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