Fleesch

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Flääsch (eastern Moselle Franconian, except Westerwald)
  • Fleisch (Kölsch; Westerwald)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fleisk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fleesch n ‎(no plural)

  1. (Ripuarian, western Moselle Franconian) meat; flesh
    Wann denge Fründ kee Fleesch iss, moss e luure, wie e von Ääpele on Schlot üvverläv.
    If your boyfriend doesn’t eat meat, he must find a way to survive on potatoes and salad.

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *flaiską. Compare Dutch vlees, West Frisian fleis, English flesh, German Fleisch, Danish flæsk, Icelandic flesk.

Noun[edit]

Fleesch n (plural has not been set)

  1. meat
  2. flesh

Derived terms[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fleisk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską. Cognate with German Fleisch, Dutch vlees, English flesh, Danish flæsk, Icelandic flesk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fleesch n ‎(uncountable)

  1. meat
  2. flesh

Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *flaiską.

Noun[edit]

Fleesch n

  1. meat
  2. flesh

Related terms[edit]