gnocchi

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English[edit]

Gnocchi in a tomato sauce.
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Etymology[edit]

From Italian gnocchi, plural of gnocco (dumpling, literally lump), from nocchio (knot (in wood)), from Lombardic *knohha (knuckle, bone, knot), from Proto-Germanic *knukōn (bone), *kneukaz (tuber, knuckle), from Proto-Indo-European *gneu- (knot, bundle). Cognate with Middle High German knoche (bone, knot), Middle Dutch knoke (knuckle, knob, knot), Swedish knoge (knuckle). More at knuckle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gnocchi

  1. Italian pasta-like dumplings made of potato or semolina.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian

Noun[edit]

gnocchi

  1. gnocchi
    Söin gnoccheja lounaaksi.
    I ate gnocchi for lunch.

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Usage notes[edit]

Italian plural word has been adopted into Finnish as singular.


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gnocchi

  1. plural form of gnocco
  2. gnocchi