Pfeffer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German pfeffer, from Old High German pheffar, pfeffar, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι(péperi), from an Indo-Aryan language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfɛfɐ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛfɐ/ (most northern and central German speakers)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Pfeffer m ‎(genitive Pfeffers, plural Pfeffer)

  1. pepper (plant of the family Piperaceae and spice made therefrom)
  2. (figuratively) pep; intensity

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