Apfelsine

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EtymologyEdit

Via Low German Appelsina, from Dutch appelsina (cp. appelsien, for which now usually sinaasappel). So named because of their introduction to Europe from China (Sīna).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌapfəlˈziːnə/, [ˌapfəlˈziːnə], [ˌapɸəl-], [ˌapfl̩-], [ˌapɸl̩-]
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  • Hyphenation: Ap‧fel‧si‧ne

NounEdit

Apfelsine f (genitive Apfelsine, plural Apfelsinen)

  1. (regional, chiefly northern and central Germany, fruit) orange

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