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/ (most speakers in northern and central Germany)
  • Homophone: Fund (not according to standard pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

Pfund n (genitive Pfundes or Pfunds, plural Pfunde)

  1. (in native usage) 500 grams, half a kilogram
  2. (referring to the anglophone world) any of the units of mass or currency called "pound"
  3. (colloquial, soccer) a hard shot at the goal

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