Feuerwehrmann

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Etymology[edit]

Feuerwehr (fire brigade) +‎ Mann (man)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Feuerwehrmann m (genitive Feuerwehrmanns or Feuerwehrmannes, plural Feuerwehrleute or Feuerwehrmänner, feminine Feuerwehrfrau)

  1. fireman, firefighter (male or of unspecified sex)

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Usage notes[edit]

The plural form Feuerwehrleute can be used for mixed-sex groups while Feuerwehrmänner (usually) refers to a group of male firefighters only.

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