geranium

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See also: Geranium and géranium

English[edit]

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From Latin geranium, from Ancient Greek γερᾰ́νῐον (geránion), from γέρᾰνος (géranos, crane) + -ῐον (-ion, diminutive suffix).

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geranium (plural geraniums or gerania)

  1. Any flowering plant of the genus Geranium, the cranesbills, of family Geraniaceae.
  2. The common name for flowering plants of the genus Pelargonium.
  3. A bright red color tinted with orange, like that of a scarlet geranium.
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geranium (comparative more geranium, superlative most geranium)

  1. Of a bright red color tinted with orange, like that of a scarlet geranium.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin geranium, from Ancient Greek γέρανος (géranos, crane).

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  • IPA(key): /ɣəˈraː.ni.ʏm/
  • Hyphenation: ge‧ra‧ni‧um

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geranium f (plural geraniums, diminutive geraniumpje n)

  1. A geranium, plant of the genus Geranium.
  2. (informal) A pelargonium.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin geranium, from Ancient Greek γέρανος (géranos, crane).

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geranium m (definite singular geranien or geraniumen, indefinite plural geranier, definite plural geraniene)

  1. a geranium, plant of genus Geranium
  2. a pelargonium (popular name)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin geranium, from Ancient Greek γέρανος (géranos).

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geranium m (definite singular geraniumen, indefinite plural geraniumar, definite plural geraniumane)

  1. a geranium, plant of genus Geranium
  2. a pelargonium (popular name)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin geranium, from Ancient Greek γέρανος (géranos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɛˈraɲ.jum/
  • Rhymes: -aɲjum
  • Syllabification: ge‧ran‧ium

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geranium n

  1. geranium, cranesbill
    Synonym: bodziszek
  2. a popular name of some species of pelargonium

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adjective

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French géranium.

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geranium n (uncountable)

  1. geranium

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