Pfropfen

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German proppen, prop. The modern consonantism is a secondary adaptation to Upper German (in which the word does not originally exist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pfʁɔpfən/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /fʁɔpfən/, [fʁɔpɸn̩] (northern and central Germany)

Noun[edit]

Pfropfen m (genitive Pfropfens, plural Pfropfen)

  1. (regional) plug; something intended to plug
  2. (regional) plug; clot; something that happens to plug

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