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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pfʊnt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fʊnt/ (northern Germany, central Germany)
  • Rhymes: -ʊnt
  • Homophone: Fund (nonstandard)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German pfunt, phunt, from Old High German pfunt, phunt, from Proto-Germanic *pundą, a borrowing from Latin pondō (by weight, adverb) or Latin pondus (weight, noun).

NounEdit

Pfund n (genitive Pfundes or Pfunds, plural Pfunde, diminutive Pfündchen n)

  1. 500 grams, half a kilogram
  2. any of the English (Anglophone) units of mass or currency called a "pound"
  3. (colloquial, soccer) a hard shot at the goal
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Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Pfund n (genitive Pfunds)

  1. Fondo, Trentino, Italy

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