Pfütze

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German pfütze, from Old High German pfuzzi, from Latin puteus (pit, well). The same word in a Low German form is Pütt (mine shaft). Related with Luxembourgish Pëtz, Dutch put, English pit, French puits.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfʏtsə/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfʏtsə/ (often, in northern and central Germany)

Noun[edit]

Pfütze f (genitive Pfütze, plural Pfützen)

  1. puddle, shallow pool

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