Pfriem

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German pfrieme, from Proto-Germanic *preumaz (compare Low German Preem, Dutch priem), alteration of *preunaz, from Proto-Indo-European *brewn- (compare Lithuanian briaunà ‘edge’, Albanian brez ‘belt, girdle’).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfʁiːm/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fʁiːm/ (most speakers in northern and central Germany)

Noun[edit]

Pfriem m (genitive Pfriems, plural Pfrieme)

  1. bodkin, awl

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