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[froi-lahyn; English froi-lahyn or, often, fraw-, frou-] /ˈfrɔɪ laɪn; English ˈfrɔɪ laɪn or, often, ˈfrɔ-, ˈfraʊ-/

noun, plural Fräulein. English, Fräuleins. German.
an unmarried woman.
the conventional German title of respect and term of address for an unmarried woman, corresponding to Miss.
/German ˈfrɔylain; English ˈfrɔːlaɪn; ˈfraʊ-/
noun (pl) -lein, (English) -leins
an unmarried German woman: formerly used as a title equivalent to Miss Frl

German Fräulein “unmarried woman” (Middle High German vrouwelin), diminutive of Frau “lady” (see frau).


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