Pfarrer

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German pfarrāri, from pfarra (parish), probably from Late Latin parochia, from Ancient Greek παρоικία (parоikia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfaʁɐ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfaʁɐ/ (most speakers in northern and central Germany)
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Noun[edit]

Pfarrer m (genitive Pfarrers, plural Pfarrer, feminine Pfarrerin)

  1. (Christianity) clergyman, pastor

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