Fluss

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See also: Fluß

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Fluß (pre-1996 orthography)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vluz, from Old High German fluz, from Proto-West Germanic *flōdu. Compare with English flood, flow.

Not cognate with Latin fluvius, which derives instead from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlewH-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /flʊs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊs

Noun[edit]

Fluss m (genitive Flusses, plural Flüsse, diminutive Flüsschen n or Flüsslein n)

  1. river
  2. flow

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Further reading[edit]

  • Fluss” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vluz, from Old High German fluz, from Proto-West Germanic *flōdu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fluss m (plural Fliss)

  1. river
    De greesest Fluss fun de Äerd is de Amazonas.
    The largest river of the earth is the Amazon.
  2. flow
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Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Fluss (river)

Noun[edit]

Fluss m (plural Flusse)

  1. river
  2. flow