Zitrone

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “needs younger sources. Cp. e.g. www.dwds.de/wb/Zitrone : "aus ital. [..] citrone [...], teilweise wohl auch aus mfrz. chitron, citron, frz. citron" ; www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/Zitrone : "italienisch citrone"”

From French citron, Greek κίτρον (kítron).[1]

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  • IPA(key): /t͡siˈtʁoːnə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Zitrone f (genitive Zitrone, plural Zitronen)

  1. lemon (fruit)
    • 1910, Frances Külpe, Rote Tage, S. Schottländers Schlesische Verlagsanstalt, page 10:
      „Ich bitte um ein Glas Tee mit Zitrone,“ sagte das Fräulein kurz.
      "I ask for a glass of tea with lemon," said the young woman briefly.
  2. lemonade (still beverage)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zitrone in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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Zitrone f

  1. plural of Zitron