zenzero

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin gingiber, zingeber, from Latin zingiberī, from Ancient Greek ζιγγίβερις (zingíberis), from Sauraseni Prakrit सिङ्गबेर (siṅgabera), from Sanskrit शृङ्गवेर (śṛṅgavera)) (influenced by शृङ्गं (śṛṅgaṃ, horn)), from Old Tamil [script needed] (iṅci, ginger) + [script needed] (vēr, root) (modern Tamil இஞ்சி (iñci, ginger) + வேர் (vēr, root)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Stress: zénzero, IPA(key): /ˈdzendzero/

Noun[edit]

zenzero m (plural zenzeri)

  1. ginger (the spice)