Pflug

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Pflug.

Proper noun[edit]

Pflug (plural Pflugs)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Pflug is the 23920th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1055 individuals. Pflug is most common among White (96.02%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German pfluoc, from Old High German pfluog, phluog, from Proto-West Germanic *plōg, from Proto-Germanic *plōgaz, *plōguz (plough). Cognate with Low German Ploog, Dutch ploeg, English plough, Scots pleuch, plou, West Frisian ploech, North Frisian plog, Danish plov, Swedish plog, Icelandic plógur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfluːk/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /fluːk/ (northern and central Germany; quasi-standard)
  • IPA(key): /fluːx/ (northern and central Germany; now chiefly colloquial)
  • Rhymes: -uːk
  • Homophones: Flug, Fluch (regional)

Noun[edit]

Pflug m (genitive Pfluges or Pflugs, plural Pflüge, diminutive Pflüglein n)

  1. plough, plow

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ottoman Turkish: پلوغ(pullug)

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