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berbere

EnglishEdit

A small pile of berbere spice mixture.

EtymologyEdit

From Amharic በርበሬ (bärəbäre) and/or Tigrinya በርበረ (bärəbärä).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛɚˈbɛɚ.ɹeɪ/,[1] /bɛɚ.bɛɚ.ɹi/ or IPA(key): /bɝˈbɝ.ɹeɪ/, /bɝˈbɝ.ɹi/, /bɝˈbɝ.ɹə/[2]

NounEdit

berbere (uncountable)

  1. A spice mixture, usually consisting of chili peppers, garlic, ginger, basil, and other spices, which is used in Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matt Lee and Ted Lee, The Next Big Flavor, in The New York Times (2003 May 4)
  2. ^ Amanda Bevill, ‎Julie Kramis Hearne, World Spice at Home: New Flavors for 75 Favorite Dishes (ISBN 1570619085, 2014)

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

berbere

  1. feminine plural of berbero

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

berbere m f (plural berberes)

  1. Berber (member of northwest African ethnic group)

NounEdit

berbere m (uncountable)

  1. Berber (a group of closely related languages)