Pauschale

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin pauschale, neuter singular of pauschalis, itself coined in Austrian officialese from Southern German Pausch, Bausch (wad), which occurs primarily in the now obsolete phrase im Bausch und Bogen (taken as a whole, completely).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paʊ̯ˈʃaːlə/
  • Hyphenation: Pau‧scha‧le

Noun[edit]

Pauschale f (genitive Pauschale, plural Pauschalen)

  1. (finance) lump sum
  2. (Austria) flat rate

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Further reading[edit]

  • Pauschale in Duden online
  • Pauschale” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • "Pauschale" in: Wolfgang Pfeifer (ed.), Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen (2nd ed. 1993).