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ein ostfriesisches Pferd — an East Frisian horse.

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German phert, pherit, pferift (riding horse), from Old High German pherit, pfarifrit, parafred, from Late Latin paraverēdus (originally “substitute post horse”). Largely displaced the native word Ross. Compare Dutch paard.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /(p)feːrt/, /(p)feːɐ̯t/ (standard)
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  • Homophone: fährt

NounEdit

Pferd n (genitive Pferds or Pferdes, plural Pferde, diminutive Pferdchen n or Pferdlein n or Pferdelein n)

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (horse): Gaul m; Ross n (both regional, except in specific senses)
  • (chess): Springer m

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Related termsEdit

Chess pieces in German · Schachfiguren, Schachsteine (layout · text)
           
König Dame, Königin Turm Läufer Springer, Pferd, Ross, Rössel Bauer

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