See also: Cognac

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French cognac, from Cognac, a city in France, from Medieval Latin Comniacum, from the name Cominius + Gallo-Roman suffix -acum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒn.jæk/, /ˈkoʊn.jæk/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: konjac

NounEdit

 
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cognac (countable and uncountable, plural cognacs)

  1. A brandy distilled from white wine in the region around Cognac in France.
    Major manufacturers add a small proportion of caramel to color their cognacs.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cognac.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cognac c (singular definite cognacen, plural indefinite cognacer)

  1. brandy, cognac

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cognac.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔnˈjɑk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cog‧nac
  • Rhymes: -ɑk

NounEdit

cognac m (plural cognacs, diminutive cognacje n)

  1. (a glass of) cognac

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

The city's name is from Medieval Latin Comniacum, from the name Cominius + Gallo-Roman suffix -acum. The gens Cominius is an Italic family name; see Cominia for further details.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cognac m (plural cognacs)

  1. cognac

DescendantsEdit

  • Russian: конья́к m (konʹják)

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