ingifer

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish ingefær, from Middle High German *ingibero, from Old High German gingibero, from Medieval Latin gingiber, zingeber, from Latin zingiberi, from Late Ancient Greek ζιγγίβερις (zingíberis), from Middle Indic (compare Pali siṅgivera, Sanskrit शृङ्गवेर (śṛṅgavera)) (influenced by शृङ्गं (śṛṅgaṃ, horn)), from Old Tamil [script needed] (iṅci) [script needed] (vēr, literally ginger root) (mod. Tamil இஞ்சி (iñci) வேர் (vēr)).

Noun[edit]

ingifer n (genitive singular ingifers, uncountable)

  1. ginger

Declension[edit]

Declension of ingifer (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative ingifer ingiferið
accusative ingifer ingiferið
dative ingiferi ingiferinum
genitive ingifers ingifersins