frieh

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • freh (northern Moselle Franconian)
  • fröh (most of Ripuarian)
  • frööch (western Ripuarian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fruoji.

Adjective[edit]

frieh

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) early

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German früh.

Adverb[edit]

frieh

  1. early
    • 2002, C. Richard Beam, Revised Pennsylvania German Dictionary, page 50:
      Mir sin allfatt frieh ins Bett gange.
      We always went to bed early.