flundra

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Originally “a woman from Flanders”, “a woman who came with Flemish soldiers”.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

flundra f

  1. (vulgar, pejorative) A disreputable, promiscuous woman; floozie, slut, tramp
  2. (obsolete) A tattered piece of cloth; rag, shred
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from German Flunder.[3]

Noun[edit]

flundra f

  1. (obsolete) flounder (Platichthys flesus)
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External links[edit]

  • flundra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • flundra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

References[edit]

  1. ^ flundra in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ flundra 2° in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  3. ^ flundra 1° in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

flundra f (genitive singular flundru, nominative plural flundrur)

  1. flounder

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

flundra c

  1. flounder (a variety of flatfish)

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