pepperoni

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See also: pepperóní

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian peperone (bell pepper).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pepperoni (countable and uncountable, plural pepperonis or pepperoni)

  1. A spicy salami-style Italian-American sausage.
  2. Pizza with only tomato sauce, cheese and pepperoni toppings.
    Yo, Tony, gimme a slice of pepperoni and a coke.

Hypernyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: pepperoni
  • French: pepperoni
  • Icelandic: pepperóní
  • Polish: pepperoni

Translations[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English pepperoni

Noun[edit]

pepperoni

  1. pepperoni (sausage)
  2. pepperoni (pizza)
  3. A type of longish, relatively mild, pickled, yellowish green chili, often served as condiment to doner kebab.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pepperoni (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative pepperoni pepperonit
genitive pepperonin pepperonien
partitive pepperonia pepperoneja
illative pepperoniin pepperoneihin
singular plural
nominative pepperoni pepperonit
accusative nom. pepperoni pepperonit
gen. pepperonin
genitive pepperonin pepperonien
partitive pepperonia pepperoneja
inessive pepperonissa pepperoneissa
elative pepperonista pepperoneista
illative pepperoniin pepperoneihin
adessive pepperonilla pepperoneilla
ablative pepperonilta pepperoneilta
allative pepperonille pepperoneille
essive pepperonina pepperoneina
translative pepperoniksi pepperoneiksi
instructive pepperonein
abessive pepperonitta pepperoneitta
comitative pepperoneineen
Possessive forms of pepperoni (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person pepperonini pepperonimme
2nd person pepperonisi pepperoninne
3rd person pepperoninsa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English pepperoni

Noun[edit]

pepperoni m (plural pepperonis)

  1. pepperoni (sausage)
  2. pepperoni (pizza)

Hypernyms[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English pepperoni, from Italian peperone, from Latin piper (pepper), from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi, pepper), via Middle Persian from an Indo-Aryan source, ultimately from Sanskrit पिप्पलि (pippali, long pepper).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pepperoni n (indeclinable)

  1. pepperoni (sausage)
  2. pepperoni (pizza)
  3. peperoncino

Further reading[edit]

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