azúcar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Andalusian Arabic اَلسُّكَّر (as-súkkar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈθukaɾ/ (Spain)
  • IPA(key): /aˈsukaɾ/ (Latin America)

Noun[edit]

azúcar m, f (plural azúcares)

  1. sugar

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Usage notes[edit]

Depending on dialect, when azúcar is immediately preceded by the article, it may be el, even when construed as feminine, even though the initial a is not stressed.