GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German pfluoc, from Old High German pfluog, phluog, from Proto-Germanic *plōgaz, *plōguz (plough). Cognate with Low German Ploog, Dutch ploeg, English plough, Scots pleuch, plou, West Frisian ploech, North Frisian plog, Danish plov, Swedish plog, Icelandic plógur.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pfluːk/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /fluːk/ (northern and central Germany; quasi-standard)
  • IPA(key): /fluːx/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
  • Rhymes: -uːk
  • Homophones: Flug, Fluch (regional)

NounEdit

Pflug m (genitive Pfluges, plural Pflüge)

  1. plough, plow

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