flach

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See also: Flach and Fläch

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German flah, from Proto-Germanic *flakaz.

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  • IPA(key): /flaχ/
  • (file)

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flach (comparative flacher, superlative am flachsten)

  1. shallow (wide and not deep)
    flaches Wassershallow water
    eine flache Vertiefunga shallow indentation
  2. flat (wide and not high)
    ein flacher Kuchena flat cake
    eine flache Landschafta flat landscape
  3. not steep; having little slope; comparatively plane and level
    ein flaches Bergplateaua level mountain plateau
    ein flacher Anstiega slight ascent
  4. (figuratively, of jokes, films etc.) vapid; shallow (lacking intellectual depth or refinement)
    ein flacher Witza shallow joke

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