Schärfe

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See also: scharfe and schärfe

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scharf (adjective) +‎ -e.

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Schärfe f (genitive Schärfe, plural Schärfen)

  1. sharpness
  2. spiciness, hotness
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 28/2010, page 98:
      Freunde exotischer Gerichte verbrennen sich mitunter gehörig den Mund, weil sie die Schärfe falsch einschätzen.
      Friends of exotic dishes now and then awfully burn their mouth, because they misjudge the spiciness.
  3. pungency

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