Flur

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German fluor, from Proto-Germanic *flōraz (compare Old English flōr, modern English floor, Dutch vloer).

Noun[edit]

Flur m (genitive Flurs, plural Flure)

  1. hall, hallway, corridor, stairwell
    Wir warten im Flur.
    We're waiting in the hallway.
    Sie wohnen auf demselben Flur.
    They live on the same corridor.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The word Flur can refer both to a part of a house that connects different units, and to a part of an appartment that connects different rooms. The latter can be specified with the words Diele or Korridor.
  • Unlike its English cognate floor, the German word can neither mean “storey” nor “ground”.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German vluor, from Old High German fluor.

Noun[edit]

Flur f (genitive Flur, plural Fluren)

  1. farmland; field or lea, heath
    durch Wald und Flur
    through forest and field
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