Föhre

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Forche (Upper German; chiefly dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vorhe, from Old High German forha, from Proto-Germanic *furhō. While the word is now used especially in the south, the form with loss of post-liquid -h- is originally chiefly Central German; compare the variant above. Cognate with English fir.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈføːrə/, [ˈføː.ʁə], [ˈføː.rə]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -øːrə

Noun[edit]

Föhre f (genitive Föhre, plural Föhren)

  1. (especially Austria) pine (tree)
    Synonyms: Kiefer (usual), Kienföhre (archaic)

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