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EtymologyEdit

Compound of Mohr (compare Möhre) and Rübe

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmoːɐ̯ˌʀyːbə]

NounEdit

Mohrrübe f (genitive Mohrrübe, plural Mohrrüben)

  1. (regional) carrot

Usage notesEdit

  • Mohrrübe is the native word for carrot in most parts of north-eastern Germany including Berlin. In formal writing, however, Karotte and Möhre are generally preferred.

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