See also: feuer

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German fiur, from Proto-West Germanic *fuir, from Proto-Germanic *fōr, from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥. Compare Dutch vuur, Low German Füer, West Frisian fjoer, English fire, Danish fyr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔʏ̯ər/, [ˈfɔʏ̯ɐ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪ̯ɐ

NounEdit

Feuer n (genitive Feuers, plural Feuer, diminutive Feuerchen n or Feuerlein n)

  1. fire (chemical process)
  2. fire (instance of something burning)
    Synonym: Brand
  3. (firearms) fire; the act of firing
  4. (informal) a means for lighting a fire, i.e. a lighter or matches
    Synonyms: Feuerzeug, Streichholz, Zündholz

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Further readingEdit

  • Feuer” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Feuer” in Duden online