GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German pfrieme, from Proto-Germanic *preumaz (compare Low German Preem, Dutch priem), alteration of *preunaz, from Proto-Indo-European *brewn- (compare Lithuanian briaunà (edge), Albanian brez (belt, girdle)). See English preen for reference.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pfʁiːm/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fʁiːm/ (most northern and central German speakers)
  • (file)

NounEdit

Pfriem m (strong, genitive Pfriems, plural Pfrieme)

  1. bodkin, awl
    Synonym: Ahle

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