Süßigkeit

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German süezecheit. Analyzable as süß (sweet) +‎ -igkeit.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈzyːsɪçˌkaɪ̯t/
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Noun[edit]

Süßigkeit f (genitive Süßigkeit, plural Süßigkeiten)

  1. sweet; candy (piece or kind of confectionery)
  2. sweetness
    Synonym: Süße (more common)
    Die Süßigkeit des Honigs gibt der Soße eine besondere Note.
    The sweetness of the honey adds a special touch to the sauce.

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