Fleck

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See also: fleck, fléck, and Fléck

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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Fleck

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vlëc, from Old High German flec, flek, from Proto-Germanic *flekka- (spot, mark). Cognate with English fleck.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɛk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Fleck m (genitive Flecks, plural Flecke or Flecken, diminutive Fleckchen n)

  1. (now only archaic and regional) shred, flap, flake, fleck
  2. fleck, blot, smear, spot, stain
  3. corner, spot (part or region)

Usage notes[edit]

Flecken is originally the plural of another singular (der) Flecken, but is commonly used as a plural for Fleck as well.

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Proper noun[edit]

Fleck m, f (genitive Flecks)

  1. A surname​.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vlec, from Old High German flec. Cognate with German Fleck, Dutch vlek, English fleck, Swedish fläck.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fleck m (plural Flecken)

  1. spot, stain
  2. patch, spot, area