Pfleger

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb pflegen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpfleːɡɐ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Pfleger m (strong, genitive Pflegers, plural Pfleger, feminine Pflegerin)

  1. Clipping of Krankenpfleger (nurse).
  2. Clipping of Tierpfleger (animal caretaker).
  3. (law) guardian
  4. (Switzerland) an elementary school administrator
  5. (Switzerland) organizer, supervisor
  6. (Switzerland, boxing) second (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Pfleger” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Pfleger” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Pfleger” in Duden online