Unkraut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle High German, Old High German unkrūt, corresponding to un- +‎ Kraut.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʔʊnkʀaʊ̯t/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Unkraut n (genitive Unkrautes or Unkrauts, plural Unkräuter)

  1. weed, weeds (unwanted plant)
    Synonym: Beikraut
    • 1921, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Trommel, in Weberin Schuld, G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 7:
      Die Pfade des Gartens waren überwachsen, Rasen und Beete zu einem Feld blühenden Unkrauts geworden.
      The paths of the garden were overgrown, lawns and beds had become a field of blooming weeds.

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Hunsrik[edit]

Noun[edit]

Unkraut n (plural Unkreiter)

  1. weed

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