See also: creme, crémé, cremé, crème, and Crème

GermanEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French crème.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /krɛːm(ə)/, [ˈkʁɛːm], [ˈkʁɛːmə], [kʁeːm], [ˈkʁeːmə]
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  • Hyphenation: Creme

NounEdit

Creme f (genitive Creme, plural Cremes or Cremen)

  1. cream (medicine)
  2. frosting, custard
  3. cream colour

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • For “cream” meaning “milkfat” use Sahne, or (regionally) Rahm; Obers.
  • The plural Cremes is applied by speakers who use a monosyllabic pronunciation for the singular, while the plural Cremen is accordance with a disyllabic pronunciation. The former is more common.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Hungarian: krém (also via French)
  • Yiddish: קרעם(krem) (possibly)

See alsoEdit

Colors in German · Farben (layout · text)
     Weiß      Grau      Schwarz
             Rot (Purpur)              Orange; Braun              Gelb; Creme, Ocker
             Grün (Hellgrün, Neongrün)              Grün (Dunkelgrün)             
             Türkis (Cyan, Meeresgrün)              Blau (Hellblau, Azurblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Lila, Violett (Blasslila, Altrosa)              Lila, Violett (Magenta, Purpur)              Rosa ; Pink

ReferencesEdit

  • Creme” in Duden online
  • Creme” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache