flad

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flatr, from Proto-Germanic *flataz, from Proto-Indo-European *plat- (flat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flaːd/, [flæːˀð]

Adjective[edit]

flad (neuter fladt, definite and plural flade, comparative fladere, superlative fladest)

  1. flat
  2. crestfallen
  3. poor, feeble, insipid
  4. broke (lacking money)
  5. deadbeat (exhausted)
  6. dead, flat (of a battery: unable to generate power)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) flo
  • (Puter) fled
  • (Vallader) flà

Etymology[edit]

From Latin flātus.

Noun[edit]

flad m (plural flads)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) breath (of air)

Derived terms[edit]