Marmelade

See also: marmelade and marmélade

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marmelade

  1. A commune in northern Haiti.

TranslationsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

16th century, from Middle French marmelade, from Portuguese marmelada.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmarməˈlaːdə/, [ˌmaʁ.məˈlaː.də], [ˌmaɐ̯-], [ˌma(ː)-]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːdə
  • Hyphenation: Mar‧me‧la‧de

NounEdit

Marmelade f (genitive Marmelade, plural Marmeladen)

  1. jam
    Synonym: (Swiss or officialese) Konfitüre
  2. (officialese, marketing) marmalade

Usage notesEdit

  • An EU directive introduced in 1979 at the insistence of the British government prescribes that only jams prepared with citrus fruits can be sold as Marmelade. (Since 2003 an exemption exists for local products sold directly to the end user.) Therefore jam is generally sold as Konfitüre, which is the Swiss word for jam. This officialism has little bearing on common usage, however, where Marmelade remains the vastly predominant word.[1]

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^
    2017 July 16, “Marmelade kann endlich wieder Marmelade heißen”, in Welt[1], retrieved August 31, 2021:

Further readingEdit

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