suiker

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch suicker, suker, a borrowing from Old French çucre (circa 13th cent), from Medieval Latin zuccarum, from Old Italian zucchero, from Arabic سُكَّر (sukkar), from Persian شکر (šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, ground or candied sugar", originally "grit, gravel), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder), akin to Ancient Greek κρόκη (krókē, pebble). Cognates include Czech cukr and German Zucker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsœy̯.kər/
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  • Hyphenation: sui‧ker

Noun[edit]

suiker m (plural suikers, diminutive suikertje n)

  1. sugar

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