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See also: fleck, fléck, and Fléck

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Fleck

  1. A surname​.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vlëc, from Old High German flec, flek, from Proto-Germanic *flekka- (spot, mark). Cognate with Dutch vlek, English fleck.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /flɛk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Fleck m (genitive Flecks, plural Flecke or Flecken, diminutive Fleckchen n)

  1. stain, spot, blot, fleck, smear
  2. corner, spot (part or region)
  3. (now archaic, regional) shred, flap, flake, fleck

Usage notesEdit

  • Flecken is originally the plural of another singular (der) Flecken, but it is now commonly used as a plural of Fleck and is even predominant at least in some regions.

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Proper nounEdit

Fleck m or f (genitive Flecks)

  1. A surname​.

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vlec, from Old High German flec. Cognate with German Fleck, Dutch vlek, English fleck, Swedish fläck.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Fleck m (plural Flecken)

  1. spot, stain
  2. patch, spot, area