Flucht

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German vluht, from Old High German fluht, from Proto-Germanic *fluhtiz (escape). Pertaining to fliehen (to flee).

Noun[edit]

Flucht f (genitive Flucht, plural Fluchten)

  1. escape, flight (act of fleeing)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German vlucht, from Old Saxon fluht, from Proto-Germanic *fluhtiz (flying). Pertaining to fliegen (to fly).

Noun[edit]

Flucht f (genitive Flucht, plural Fluchten)

  1. (construction, technical) line, alignment (vertical or horizontal line along which houses, walls, windows or other building elements are arranged)
  2. (construction, dated as a simplex) suite, line of rooms, number of rooms interconnected by doors
    Synonyms: Suite, Zimmerflucht
  3. (ornithology) flock of birds
    Synonym: Schwarm (the normal word)
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Further reading[edit]

  • Flucht” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Flucht f (plural Fluchte)

  1. flight (act of fleeing)
  2. escape