See also: zucker

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after researchers Lois M. Zucker and Theodore F. Zucker.

NounEdit

Zucker (plural Zuckers)

  1. A kind of rat bred as a genetic model for research on obesity and hypertension.
    • 2012, Obesity: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional (page 56)
      Obese Zuckers, compared to leans, consumed more food under free-feeding conditions.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zucker, from Old High German zuckar, from early Italian zucchero (via Medieval Latin zuccarum), from Arabic سُكَّر(sukkar), from Persian شکر(šakar), from Sanskrit शर्करा (śárkarā, grit, gravel; ground or candied sugar), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorkeh₂ (gravel, boulder). Cognates include Czech cukr and Dutch suiker.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtsʊkɐ/
  • Rhymes: -ʊkɐ
  • Hyphenation: Zu‧cker
  • Hyphenation: Zuk‧ker (dated)
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NounEdit

Zucker m (genitive Zuckers, plural Zucker)

  1. (usually uncountable) sugar
    ein Stück Zuckera lump of sugar
  2. (uncountable, slightly informal) diabetes
    Zucker habento be a diabetic

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Zucker m (plural Zuckre)

  1. sugar
    Ich drinke Kaffii mit Zucker.
    I drink coffee with sugar.
    Zufiel Zucker is net gud fer die Zeen.
    Too much sugar isn't good for the teeth.

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