Papier

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See also: papier and papièr

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German papier borrowed from Latin papyrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈpiːɐ̯/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Papier n (genitive Papiers or Papieres, plural Papiere)

  1. paper (material)
  2. paper (sheet)
  3. wrapping (made of paper or a similar material)
  4. (law) paper, document
  5. (finance, stock market) security

Usage notes[edit]

The plural Papiere is only used for senses 3 to 5. Sense 1 is uncountable. Sense 2 uses the plural Blätter of Blatt (sheet).

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