Flut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fluot, from Proto-Germanic *flōduz, from Proto-Indo-European *plōtus. Compare Dutch vloed, English flood, Danish flod, Icelandic flóð.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fluːt/
  • Rhymes: -uːt
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Flut f (genitive Flut, plural Fluten)

  1. flow; flood; high tide (rising movement of the tide; the time around when it reaches its peak)
    Antonym: Ebbe
  2. (often in the plural) flood(s); great masses of water, usually of the sea
    Synonyms: Wassermassen, Wogen
  3. flooding; flood; overflow of a body of water; usually only when very violent and disastrous
    Synonym: Überschwemmung (commoner)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Flut in Duden online