Sandwich

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The family name is from Old English Sandwicæ, from sand + wīc ‎(wick, settlement, harbor, hamlet).

Proper noun[edit]

Sandwich

  1. a town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports
  2. an English habitational surname originating from this town
  3. one of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname:

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

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Sandwich

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sandwich.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ˈsɛndvɪt͡ʃ/, /ˈzɛndvɪt͡ʃ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Sandwich n, m ‎(genitive Sandwiches or Sandwichs or Sandwich, plural Sandwiches or Sandwichs or Sandwiche)

  1. sandwich (snack)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The German word is commonly used only for more richly filled sandwiches, typically with salad and sauce.
  • The noun is generally neuter, but may be treated as masculine by some speakers.
  • The inflected forms above are loosely ordered by frequency. The plural is usually Sandwiches in formal writing, but the two alternative plurals are equally frequent in common usage.

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