appelsin

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Alternative formsEdit

  • abelsin (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apəlsiːn/, [ɑb̥əlˈsiːˀn]

NounEdit

appelsin c (singular definite appelsinen, plural indefinite appelsiner)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis.
    Vil du have en appelsin?
    Want an orange?

Derived termsEdit

  • få en appelsin i turbanen

InflectionEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

appelsin

EtymologyEdit

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

appelsin m (definite singular appelsinen; indefinite plural appelsiner; definite plural appelsinene)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg en appelsin, yndlingsfrukten min.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

SynonymsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Loan word from late 17th century from either Dutch, Dutch Low Saxon or German Low German appelsine (Chinese apple; apple from China) (compare German Apfelsine) (appel + sin shortening of China), calque of French pomme de Sine (apple from China)

NounEdit

appelsin m (definite singular appelsinen, indefinite plural appelsinar, definite plural appelsinane)

  1. orange, the fruit from the tree Citrus sinensis
    Her, ta deg ein appelsin, yndlingsfrukta mi.
    Here, take an orange, my favourite fruit.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 09:34