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

noun, plural Fräu·lein. English Fräu·leins. German.

an unmarried woman.
the conventional German title of respect and term of address for an unmarried woman, corresponding to Miss. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (German ˈfrɔylain, English ˈfrɔːlaɪn, ˈfraʊ-) /

noun plural -lein or English -leins

an unmarried German woman: formerly used as a title equivalent to MissAbbreviation: Frl

Word Origin for Fräulein

from Middle High German vrouwelīn, diminutive of vrouwe lady
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