See also: papier and papièr

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German papier, from Latin papyrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈpiːɐ̯/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːɐ̯

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Papier n (genitive Papieres or Papiers, plural Papiere)

  1. (usually uncountable) paper (material)
  2. (usually uncountable) wrapping made of paper or a similar material, e.g. with foodstuffs
  3. (countable) a sheet of paper
  4. (chiefly in the plural) a document or proof, especially short for Ausweispapier (identity document, papers)
  5. (chiefly in the plural, finance, stock market) Short for Wertpapier (security).

Usage notesEdit

  • (sheet of paper): The formal expression for this is Blatt Papier. Both of these words are also used on their own, however. Blatt is more common, particularly in the plural (Blätter).

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Papier n (plural Papiere)

  1. paper

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