Kurkuma

frische Kurkumawurzeln auf Holztisch

Curcuma longa

Goldenes Gewürz,
Goldene Milch,
Der Wunderheiler der Natur

Synonyme:
Jiang Huang, Haridra, Kurkuma, Haldi
Turmeric (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English turmeryte, tarmaret, of uncertain origin. Possibly from Old French terre mérite (deserving earth). According to Klein, possibly corrupted from Arabic كُرْكُم(kurkum, Curcuma).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɜɹ.məɹ.ɪk/, [ˈtʰɝ.mɚ.ɪk], (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtuː.mə.ɹɪk/, [ˈtʰu.mɚ.ɪk]
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɜː.m(ə).ɹɪk/, (nonstandard, sometimes proscribed) /ˈtjuː.m(ə
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