See also: fass and Fass

Alemannic GermanEdit

NounEdit

Faß

  1. Archaic spelling of Fass.

ReferencesEdit

  • Aus dem Wiesenthale. Gedichte von Georg Uehlin. Schopfheim, 1869, p. 15

Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Faaß (Colognian Academy spelling)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vaz, from Proto-Germanic *fatą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Faß n (plural Fäßer or Faßer, diminutive Fäßje or Fäßche)

  1. (most dialects) barrel, vat, keg, especially for liquids
    • 1996, “10 Liter Kölsch”‎[1], performed by Filue:
      Als sich dat römjesproche hät, do wood vill diskutiert,
      Ob dat Kölsch jedronke weed oder analysiert,
      Dermet mer Neues maache kann – do ha’ mir vier jesat:
      Rusemondaach weed dat Faß en Kölle opjemaht!
      When word got around, there was a lot of discussion
      Whether that Kölsch beer should be drunk or analysed,
      So that new beer could be made – but the four of us said:
      On Carnival Monday that keg will be opened in Cologne!
    Synonym: (especially for solids) Tonn

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Faß n (strong, genitive Fasses, plural Fässer)

  1. Formerly standard spelling of Fass which was deprecated in the spelling reform (Rechtschreibreform) of 1996.

DeclensionEdit