Spaghetti

See also: spaghetti

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian spaghetti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃpaˈɡɛti/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Spaghetti f (genitive Spaghetti, plural Spaghetti or Spaghettis)

  1. spaghetti
    Spaghetti sind mein Lieblingsessen.
    Spaghetti is my favourite dish.
    Diese Spaghetti ist auf den Boden gefallen.
    This [strand of] spaghetti fell on the floor.
  2. (derogatory) an Italian

Usage notesEdit

  • Singular usage is frowned upon by some. It is, however, quite common in colloquial German and beyond.
  • The plural Spaghettis is used in the degoratory sense “Italian people”; in the normal sense it is rare.

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