Quarz

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German quarz (14th c., Bohemia), probably with the Central German development tw-qu- (as in quer etc.) from a West Slavic language (compare Czech tvrdý, Polish twardy), from Proto-Slavic *tvьrdъ (hard).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kvaːrts/, [kʋaːʁt͡s], [kʋaːɐ̯ts], [kʋaːt͡s]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Quarz m (genitive Quarzes, plural Quarze)

  1. quartz

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: kvarts
  • English: quartz
  • French: quartz (see there for further descendants)
  • Italian: quarzo
  • Russian: кварц (kvarc) (see there for further descendants)
  • Serbo-Croatian: kvȁrc, ква̏рц
  • Spanish: cuarzo
  • Swedish: kvarts

Further reading[edit]

  • Quarz” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Quarz m (plural Quarz)

  1. quartz

Further reading[edit]