cukier

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle High German zucker, from Old High German zuckar, from Italian zucchero, from Arabic سُكَّر(sukkar), from Persian شکر(šekar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂. Cognate to French sucre, from Spanish azúcar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡su.kjɛr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ukjɛr
  • Syllabification: cu‧kier

Noun[edit]

cukier m inan

  1. sugar
  2. saccharide

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjectives
nouns

Descendants[edit]

  • Kildin Sami: цӯкер (cūkʹer)
  • Old Ruthenian: цу́коръ (cúkor)

Further reading[edit]

  • cukier in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • cukier in Polish dictionaries at PWN