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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German pflege, probably from Old High German *pflega, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *plehaną. Compare the German pflegen (verb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfleːɡə/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfleːɡə/ (most speakers in northern and central Germany)
  • (file)

NounEdit

Pflege f (genitive Pflege, no plural)

  1. care
  2. fostering (of a child)
  3. maintenance (i. e. of a machine)
  4. (figuratively) cultivation (i. e. of art, language)

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