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frau Explained

frau at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[frau]

frau at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) frauen

frau at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"married woman," c.1813, from Ger. Frau "woman, wife," from M.H.G. vrouwe "lady, mistress," from O.H.G. frouwa "mistress," said to be from PIE *prowo-, from base *per- "beyond." ///

frau at German => English Of Explained:

femme, mrs, signora, wife, woman

frau at German => English Of Explained:

wife

woman

frau at German => English Of Explained:

femme, mrs, signora, wife, woman

Frau at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "Frau":
Eve, Fraulein, Miss, Mistress, Mlle, Mme, Mmes, dame,
daughter of Eve, distaff, domina, dona, donna, dowager, femme,
frow, gentlewoman, girl, lady, lass, madam, madame, mademoiselle,
matron, mem-sahib, mesdames, milady, senhora, senhorita, signora,
signorina, squaw, vrouw, wahine, weaker vessel, woman

Frau at German => English Of Explained:

Frau [frau]nsf
femme, mrs, signora, wife, woman

Frau at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Frau \Frau\, n.; pl. {Frauen}. [G. Cf. 1st {Frow}.]
In Germany, a woman; a married woman; a wife; -- as a title,
equivalent to Mrs., Madam.

Frau at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Frau
n : a married German woman; used as a title equivalent to Mrs.
in English

Frau at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » frau|frâu

German

Category: File - :Inguna Butane in Michael Kors FW 08 Collection.jpg|thumb|Eine Frau

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » gmh|de Inter: term » vrouwe|lang=gmh, Inter: term » vrowe|lang=gmh, from the Inter: etyl » goh|de Inter: term » frouwa|lang=goh, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|de Inter: recons » frawjōn|lang=gem-pro, a feminine form of Inter: recons » frawjô||lord|lang=gem-pro (Old English Inter: term » frea|frēa|lang=ang, Inter: term » freo|frēo|lang=ang), from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|de Inter: recons » prōw-||master, judge|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Old Saxon Inter: term » frua|frūa|lang=osx (Middle Low German Inter: term » vrouwe|lang=gml, Modern Low German Inter: term » frug|lang=nds), Old Norse Inter: term » freyja|lang=non. The Indo-European root is also the source of Slavic Inter: recons » prāvъ|lang=sla (whence Old Church Slavonic Inter: term » правъ|lang=cu|sc=Cyrs, Russian Inter: term » правый||sc=Cyrl|right|lang=ru).

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » aʊ|lang=de
  • Inter: IPA » /fʀaʊ̯/|lang=de, Inter: X-SAMPA » /fR\aU/
  • : Inter: audio » de-Frau.ogg|audio

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » f||Frauen

  • Inter: obsolete » lang=de A lady.
    1. An adult female, a woman.
    2. One's wife.
    3. A title of courtesy, equivalent to Mrs/Ms, which has nearly replaced Fräulein in the function of Miss.
    4. Lady, mistress.

      Declension

      Inter: de-noun-f » en

      Abbreviation

      Fr.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » adult female Weib, weiblicher Mensch

  • Inter: sense » wife Ehefrau, Ehegattin, Gattin, Gemahlin, Angetraute
  • Inter: sense » title Fräulein
  • Inter: sense » lady Dame, Herrin

    Antonyms

    * Inter: sense » adult female|by gender Mann {{m}}, (~, by age): Mädchen {{n}}, Mädel {{n}} (archaic)
  • Inter: sense » wife Mann, Ehemann, Ehegatte, Gatte
  • Inter: sense » title Herr
  • Inter: sense » lady Herr

    Derived terms

    Inter: top » 2
  • Frauchen
  • Fräulein
  • fraulich, Fraulichkeit
  • Frauenfarn
  • Frauenhaar

  • Inter: mid » 2
    • Frauenhaarbaum
    • Frauenmantel
    • Frauenschuh
    • Frauenviole
    • Frauenwurz


    Inter: botto » m

    Compounds

    Inter: rel-top » Compounds
  • Frauenabend
  • Frauenarbeit
  • Frauenarzt, Frauenärztin
  • Frauenarzthelferin
  • Frauenbeauftragte
  • Frauenbeilage
  • Frauenbelange
  • Frauenberuf
  • Frauenbewegung
  • Frauenbuchladen
  • Frauenchor
  • Frauendomäne
  • Frauenemanzipation
  • Frauenfachschule
  • Frauenfeind
  • frauenfeindlich
  • Frauenfeindlichkeit
  • Frauenfilm
  • Frauenfrage
  • frauenfreundlich
  • Frauenfunk
  • Frauengefängnis
  • Frauengeschichte, Frauengeschichten
  • Frauengestalt
  • Frauengruppe
  • frauenhaft
  • Frauenhandel
  • Frauenhass
  • Frauenhaus
  • Frauenheilkunde
  • Frauenheilkundler, Frauenheilkundlerin

  • Inter: rel-mi » d
    • Frauenheld
    • Frauenhemd
    • Frauenherrschaft
    • Frauenjäger
    • Frauenkleid
    • Frauenkleidung
    • Frauenklinik
    • Frauenkloster
    • Frauenkrankheit
    • Frauenleiden
    • Frauenliebling
    • Frauenliteratur
    • Frauenmagazin
    • Frauenmannschaft
    • Frauenrechte
    • Frauenrechtler, Frauenrechtlerin, Frauenrechtlertum
    • Frauenrock
    • Frauenrolle
    • Frauensache
    • Frauenschänder
    • Frauensleute
    • Frauenstimmen
    • Frauenstimmrecht
    • Frauenturnen
    • Frauentyp
    • Frauenumkleide, Frauenumkleidekabine
    • Frauenumkleideraum
    • Frauenverein
    • Frauenwahlrecht
    • Frauenwelt
    • Frauenzimmer


    Inter: rel-botto » m

    See also

    * Frauenkirche
  • weiblich

  • Category: Category:de:Titles -
    Translation: af » Frau
    Translation: br » Frau
    Translation: ca » Frau
    Translation: cs » Frau
    Translation: de » Frau
    Translation: et » Frau
    Translation: el » Frau
    Translation: es » Frau
    Translation: eu » Frau
    Translation: fr » Frau
    Translation: fy » Frau
    Translation: gd » Frau
    Translation: gl » Frau
    Translation: ko » Frau
    Translation: hr » Frau
    Translation: io » Frau
    Translation: id » Frau
    Translation: it » Frau
    Translation: he » Frau
    Translation: sw » Frau
    Translation: ku » Frau
    Translation: ky » Frau
    Translation: lo » Frau
    Translation: la » Frau
    Translation: lv » Frau
    Translation: lt » Frau
    Translation: li » Frau
    Translation: hu » Frau
    Translation: mg » Frau
    Category: nah:Frau -
    Translation: fj » Frau
    Translation: nl » Frau
    Translation: ja » Frau
    Translation: no » Frau
    Translation: oc » Frau
    Translation: pl » Frau
    Translation: pt » Frau
    Translation: ro » Frau
    Translation: ru » Frau
    Translation: sm » Frau
    Translation: sr » Frau
    Translation: fi » Frau
    Translation: sv » Frau
    Translation: tl » Frau
    Translation: ta » Frau
    Translation: th » Frau
    Translation: tr » Frau
    Translation: zh » Frau

    frau at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Frau|frâu

    English

    Etymology

    Inter: borrowing » de|Frau.

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • A German woman.
    1. Inter: quote-news » year=2007|date=January 12|author=Grace Glueck|title=Fun With Studio Crafts: When the Traditional Gets Quirky|work=New York Times|url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/12/arts/design/12craf.html


    |passage=It presents Dürer’s mother as a sharp-nosed, world-weary German frau looking wryly out at life from under a decorous wimple.

    Catalan

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|ca Inter: term » fraus|lang=la.

    Noun

    Inter: ca-noun » m
  • fraud

  • German

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /fʀaʊ̯/|lang=de
    • Inter: homophones » Frau|lang=de
    • Inter: audio » de-Frau.ogg|audio

      Etymology

      First used by feminists when writing about women, then used in general contexts, as a gender-neutral alternative to the pronoun man,Petra Storjohann, Diachrone Angaben im Wortartikel frau, page 320, in Grundfragen der elektronischen Lexikographie, edited by Ulrike Haß, ISBN-13 978-3-11-018494-5. because that word derives from Mann ("adult male").Theo Stemmler: Wie das Eisbein ins Lexikon kam, page 15, ISBN 978-3-411-72291-4. Compare the use of she vs he'' in English to refer to someone whose gender is unknown.

      Pronoun

      Inter: head » de|indefinite pronoun


  • Inter: indefinite » lang=de one, they Inter: qualifier » indefinite third-person singular pronoun
    1. 1998, Matthias Matussek, Die vaterlose Gesellschaft: überfällige Anmerkungen zum Geschlechterkampf, page 47:
    2. : Sie ist selbst dann noch beschissen, wenn frau sie beendet hat.
    3. 2003, Ulrike Schlicht, Selbsterweiterungsprozesse alleinlebender Frauen, ISBN 38309 12439, page 218:
    4. : Wenn frau sich kennt, braucht sie nicht vor sich wegzulaufen.
    5. 2008, Gaye Suse Kromer, Obszöne Lust oder etablierte Unterhaltung?, page 163:
    6. : Erst mal sechs Jahre alleine und frau muss auch zusehen, dass sie sich gerne hat. Das liebe ich, mit mir selbst zu sein und mich zu mögen und mich zu streicheln.

      References



    Translation: ca » frau
    Translation: de » frau
    Translation: fr » frau
    Translation: it » frau
    Translation: he » frau
    Translation: la » frau
    Translation: mg » frau
    Translation: ta » frau
    Translation: zh » frau

  • frâu at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Frau

    Romanian

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|ro Inter: term » frenum|frēnum|bridle|lang=la.

    Noun

    Inter: ro-noun » n|frâie (plural also frâne'')
  • bridle, curb, check
    1. reins
    2. restraint

      Derived terms

      * frână

      Related terms

      * înfrâna

      See also

      * căpăstru


    Translation: mg » frâu
    Translation: fj » frâu