Porree

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French porrée, from Latin porrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔʁeː/
  • (Austria) IPA(key): /pɔˈʁeː/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Porree m (strong, genitive Porrees, plural Porrees)

  1. leek
    Synonym: Lauch

Usage notes[edit]

Porree is dominant in northern and central Germany, while Lauch is dominant in southern Germany and Switzerland; in Austria, neither is dominant.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hungarian: póré
  • Russian: порей (porej)

Further reading[edit]

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