Gemüse

GermanEdit

 
Gemüse

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gemüese, a derivative of Old High German muos (food, victuals, porridge), from Proto-Germanic *mōsą (porridge, food), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d- (wet, fat, dripping). Cognate to Pennsylvania German Gemies, Luxembourgish Geméis, and possibly English mush.

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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈmyːzə/
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Gemüse n (genitive Gemüses, plural Gemüse)

  1. (uncountable, countable) vegetable; vegetables (kinds of plants)
    Iss dein Gemüse!Eat your vegetables!
  2. (uncountable, countable) a seasoned vegetable-based side dish, such as a relish (not necessarily pickled and not usually in the form of a paste)
    Wir essen heute Hähnchenschnitzel mit Zwiebel-Möhren-Gemüse.
    Today we’re having chicken cutlets with an onion and carrot relish.

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