Brennnessel

GermanEdit

 
Brennnessel

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

brennen (burn) +‎ Nessel (nettle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbʁɛnˌnɛsl̩]
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  • Hyphenation: Brenn‧nes‧sel

NounEdit

Brennnessel f (genitive Brennnessel, plural Brennnesseln)

  1. nettle (stinging herb of genus Urtica)
  2. stinging nettle, Urtica dioica

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The spelling Brennnessel has been the prescribed spelling since the German spelling reform of 1996 (the Rechtschreibreform). In the affected areas, the previous spelling (Brennessel) is now less common, and may be regarded as a misspelling.

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