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"Missä sinappi on?"

Translation:Where is the mustard?

July 13, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/graseaous

I thought it said Schnappi... facepalm


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HastaLaVista83

"sinappi" seems to be a loanword derived from Greek "sínapi" via Latin "sinapi". Compare German "Senf", Italian "senape", Danish "sennep", and Old English "senep".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SeasteadsOptions

Thanks, I figured it was borrowed but was wondering the etymology.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheSnowKing

The word "mustard", on the other hand, I believe derives from French.

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