oregano

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See also: Oregano and orégano

English[edit]

Flowering oregano.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish orégano (wild marjoram), from Latin orīganum, from Ancient Greek ὀρίγανον (oríganon). Doublet of origanum.

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Noun[edit]

oregano (usually uncountable, plural oreganos)

  1. A herb of the mint family, Origanum vulgare, having aromatic leaves.
    Synonym: wild marjoram
  2. Other herbs with a similar flavor, including other species in the genus Origanum, and Mexican oregano, Lippia graveolens
  3. The leaves of these plants used in flavouring food.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

oregano c (singular definite oreganoen, plural indefinite oreganoer)

  1. oregano (Origanum vulgare)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish orégano, from Latin orīganum, from Ancient Greek ὀρίγανον (oríganon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌoː.reːˈɣaː.noː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ore‧ga‧no
  • Rhymes: -aːnoː

Noun[edit]

oregano m (uncountable)

  1. oregano (spice)
  2. oregano, Origanum vulgare
    Synonym: wilde marjolein

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoreɡɑ(ː)no/, [ˈo̞re̞ˌɡɑ(ː)no̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑno
  • Syllabification: o‧re‧ga‧no

Noun[edit]

oregano

  1. oregano

Declension[edit]

Inflection of oregano (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative oregano oreganot
genitive oreganon oreganojen
partitive oreganoa oreganoja
illative oreganoon oreganoihin
singular plural
nominative oregano oreganot
accusative nom. oregano oreganot
gen. oreganon
genitive oreganon oreganojen
partitive oreganoa oreganoja
inessive oreganossa oreganoissa
elative oreganosta oreganoista
illative oreganoon oreganoihin
adessive oreganolla oreganoilla
ablative oreganolta oreganoilta
allative oreganolle oreganoille
essive oreganona oreganoina
translative oreganoksi oreganoiksi
instructive oreganoin
abessive oreganotta oreganoitta
comitative oreganoineen
Possessive forms of oregano (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person oreganoni oreganomme
2nd person oreganosi oreganonne
3rd person oreganonsa

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

oregano

  1. Rōmaji transcription of オレガノ

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀρίγανον (oríganon), via Latin origanum and Spanish oregano

Noun[edit]

oregano m (definite singular oreganoen, indefinite plural oreganoer, definite plural oreganoene)

  1. oregano

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀρίγανον (oríganon), via Latin origanum and Spanish oregano

Noun[edit]

oregano m (definite singular oreganoen, indefinite plural oreganoar, definite plural oreganoane)

  1. oregano

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish orégano, from Latin orīganum, from Ancient Greek ὅρῑ́γανον (hórī́ganon), possibly from ὄρος (óros, mountain, hill) + γάνος (gános, brightness, sheen).

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oregano n

  1. oregano (plant)
  2. oregano (leaves used to flavour food)

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Further reading[edit]

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