Pfosten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German pfosto, from Latin postis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfɔstən/, [ˈpfɔstən], [ˈpfɔstn̩] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔstən/ (most speakers in northern and central Germany)

Noun[edit]

Pfosten m (genitive Pfostens, plural Pfosten or Pfösten)

  1. post, pole

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is unchanged Pfosten.
  • The plural Pfösten is regional and restricted to southern Germany and Austria. It is rarely seen in standard usage.

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