Pfand

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German phant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfant/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fant/ (northern Germany, central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant
  • Homophone: fand (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Pfand n, m ‎(genitive Pfandes or Pfands, plural Pfänder)

  1. pawn
  2. pledge
  3. can or bottle deposit

Usage notes[edit]

The commonly used gender for the noun is neuter in Germany and masculine in Austria.

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