supermarket

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See also: süpermarket

English[edit]

the interior of a supermarket (a large store)

Etymology[edit]

American English, super- +‎ market, 1933.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supermarket (plural supermarkets)

  1. A large self-service store that sells groceries and, usually, medications, household goods, and/or clothing.
    Coordinate terms: hypermarket, superstore
    I went to the supermarket to buy some food.
  2. A chain of such stores.
  3. (figuratively) A one-stop shop; a place offering a range of products or services.
    • 2011, Faith Glasgow, Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies:
      If you know what you want by filtering down the 1,600 or so trusts to a short list and then studying the information on each via online sources, then you can buy your trust and get all or nearly all of the commission back into your bank account via an Internet investment supermarket. Here, you select your fund, decide whether you want it as an Individual Savings Account (ISA), and pay for it with a credit card.

Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: スーパーマーケット (sūpāmāketto)
  • Korean: 슈퍼마켓 (syupeomaket)

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Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ supermarket” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English supermarket

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supermarket m

  1. supermarket

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

supermarket (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. supermarket

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English supermarket.

Noun[edit]

supermarket

  1. Alternative form of supermarketti.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of supermarket (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative supermarket supermarketit
genitive supermarketin supermarketien
partitive supermarketia supermarketeja
illative supermarketiin supermarketeihin
singular plural
nominative supermarket supermarketit
accusative nom. supermarket supermarketit
gen. supermarketin
genitive supermarketin supermarketien
partitive supermarketia supermarketeja
inessive supermarketissa supermarketeissa
elative supermarketista supermarketeista
illative supermarketiin supermarketeihin
adessive supermarketilla supermarketeilla
ablative supermarketilta supermarketeilta
allative supermarketille supermarketeille
essive supermarketina supermarketeina
translative supermarketiksi supermarketeiksi
instructive supermarketein
abessive supermarketitta supermarketeitta
comitative supermarketeineen
Possessive forms of supermarket (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person supermarketini supermarketimme
2nd person supermarketisi supermarketinne
3rd person supermarketinsa

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English supermarket.

Noun[edit]

supermarket m (invariable)

  1. supermarket

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From English supermarket.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

supermarket m inan

  1. supermarket

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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