See also: flösse and Floße

GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German vlozze, from Old High German flozza, from Proto-Germanic *flutô. More at float.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

Flosse f (genitive Flosse, plural Flossen)

  1. fin, flipper
  2. (slang) hand
    Die Flossen hoch!
    Up with your arms!
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Flosse

  1. inflection of Floss:
    1. nominative/genitive/accusative plural
    2. dative singular