Fähre

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old High German verb ferian (from Proto-Germanic *farjaną), the causative form of faran (from Proto-Germanic *faraną). Akin to Dutch veer, English ferry, Danish færge and Swedish färja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛːʀə/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfeːʀə/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: Fäh‧re

Noun[edit]

Fähre f (genitive Fähre, plural Fähren)

  1. ferry

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Further reading[edit]

  • Fähre in Duden online
  • Fähre” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache