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 Dutch vlek, English fleck.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flɛk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

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

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • Flecken is originally the plural of another singular (der) Flecken, but it is now commonly used as a plural of Fleck and is even predominant at least in some regions.

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: flek (spot)
  • Polish: flak (tripe)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • Slovak: fĺak (spot)
  • Slovene: fileki (tripe soup)

Proper noun[edit]

Fleck m or f (genitive Flecks)

  1. A surname​.

Further reading[edit]


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