Pfund

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German pfunt, from Latin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfʊnt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fʊnt/ (northern and central Germany)
  • Homophone: Fund (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Pfund n (genitive Pfundes or Pfunds, plural Pfunde, diminutive Pfündchen n)

  1. 500 grams, half a kilogram
  2. any of the English (Anglophone) units of mass or currency called a "pound"
  3. (colloquial, soccer) a hard shot at the goal

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