Spices - New Words

 

Here you find the most important single spices and also words which describe the conditions which spices can have. If you want to listen to the pronunciation, click on the button in front of the respective word.

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Spices

Listen German Phonetic Script English
  Gewürz nt [gə'vʏrts] spice
  Anis m [a'ni:s] anise
  Bärlauch m (literally: bear leek) ['bɛ:ɐlaux] bear's garlic
  Basilikum nt [ba'zi:likʊm] basil
  Beifuß m ['baifu:s] mugwort
  Berberitzen f pl [bɛrbə'rɪtsən] barberries/berberises
  Bockshornklee m (literally: bockhorn clover) [ˈbɔkshɔrnkle:] fenugreek
  Bohnenkraut nt (literally: beans herb) ['bo:nənkraut] savory
  Borretsch m ['bɔrɛ] borage
  Cayennepeffer m [ka'jɛnpfɛfɐ] cayenne pepper
  Chili m ['i:li] chili
  Dill m [dɪl] dill
  Estragon m ['ɛstragɔn] tarragon
  Fenchelsamen m pl ['fɛnçəlza:mən] fennel seeds
  Gelbwurz f (literally: yellow root) ['gɛlpvʊrts] turmeric/curcuma
  Ginseng m ['gɪnzɛŋ] ginseng
  Hanfsamen m pl ['hanfzamən] hemp seeds
  Ingwer m ['ɪŋvɐ] ginger
  Kardamom m ['kardam] cardamom
  Kapern f pl ['ka:pɐn] capers
  Kerbel m ['kɛrbəl] chervil
  Knoblauch m ['kno:blaux] garlic
  Koriander m [kori'andɐ] coriander
  Kornblumenblüten f pl ['kɔrnblu:mənbly:tən] cornflower blossoms
  Kresse f ['krɛsə] cress
  Kreuzkümmel m (literally: cross caraway) ['krɔytskʏməl] cumin
  Kümmel m ['kʏməl] caraway
  Kurkuma f pl [kʊr'kuma] turmeric/curcuma
  Liebstöckel m (literally: little love stick) ['li:pʃtœkəl] lovage
  Lorbeerblätter nt pl ['lɔrbe:ɐblɛttɐ] bay leaves
  Majoran m ['ma:joran] marjoram
  Minze f ['mɪntsə] mint
  Mohnsamen m pl ['mo:nzamən] poppy seeds
  Muskatblüten f pl (literally: nutmeg blossoms) [mʊs'ka:tbly:tən] maces
  Muskatnuss f [mʊs'ka:tnʊs] nutmeg
  Natron nt ['na:trɔn] sodium carbonate
  Nelken f pl ['nɛlkən] cloves
  Orangenblüten f pl [o'raŋʒənbly:tən] orange blossoms
  Orangenschalen f pl [o'raŋʒənʃa:lən] orange peels
  Oregano m [o're:gano] oregano
  Paprika m ['paprika] paprika
    edelsüß (literally: noble sweet) ['e:dəlzy:s] sweet
    scharf (literally: sharp) [ʃarf] hot
  Petersilie f [petɐ'zi:liə] parsley
    glatt (literally: smooth) [glat] flat leaf
    kraus (literally: crinkly) [kraus] curly leaf
  Pfeffer m ['pfɛfɐ] pepper
  Piment m [pi'mɛnt] allspice
  Pimpernelle f ['pɪmpɐnɛlə] pimpernel
  Rosmarin m ['ro:smari:n] rosemary
  Safran m ['zafra:n] saffron
  Salbei m ['zalbai] sage
  Salz nt [zalts] salt
  Sauerampfer m (literally: sour dock) ['zauɐʔampfɐ] sorrel
  Schnittlauch m (literally: cutting leek) ['ʃnɪtlaux] chives
  Schwarzkümmel m (literally: black caraway) ['ʃvartskʏməl] black cumin
  Sellerieblätter nt pl ['zɛləriblɛttɐ] celery leaves
  Selleriesamen m pl ['zɛlərizamən] celery seeds
  Senfkörner nt pl (literally: mustard corns) ['zɛnfkœrnɐ] mustard seeds
  Sesam m ['ze:zam] sesame
  Sternanis m ['ʃtɛrnʔa'ni:s] star anise
  Stevia nt ['ʃte:via] stevia
  Sumach m ['zu:max] tanner's sumach
  Süßholz nt (literally: sweet wood) ['zy:shɔlts] liquorice
  Thymian m ['ty:mian] thyme
  Vanille f [va'nɪlə] vanilla
  Wacholderbeeren f pl [vaˈxɔldɐbe:rən] juniper berries
  Wasabi m [va'za:bi] wasabi
  Wolfsbeeren f pl ['vɔlfsbe:rən] wolfberries
  Zimt m [tsɪmt] cinnamon
  Zitronengras nt [tsi'tro:nəngra:s] lemongrass
  Zitronenmelisse f [tsi'tro:nənme'lɪsə] lemon balm
  Zucker m ['tsʊkɐ] sugar
  Zwiebelsamen m pl ['tsvi:bəlzamən] onion seeds
       
       

Condition of spices

Listen German Phonetic Script English
  frisch [frɪʃ] fresh
  getrocknet [gə'trɔknət] dried
  ganz [gants] whole
  gemahlen [gə'ma:lən] ground
    fein gemahlen [fain gə'ma:lən] finely ground
    grob gemahlen [gro:p gə'ma:lən] coarsely ground
  geschnitten [gə'ʃnɪtən] cut
  gekibbelt [gə'kɪbəlt] coarsely chopped
  gerebelt [gə're:bəlt] rubbed
  granuliert [granu'li:ət] granulated