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From Middle High German and Old High German bū. The plural form Bauten is that of the related German Low German word būte (“building”), from Middle Low German būwete. The singular Baute did not catch on in standard German.
- building, construction
- building site, construction site
- burrow (of an animal)
- (colloquial) prison, jail
- The plural Bauten is used in sense 1, meaning "buildings". Otherwise the plural Baue is used.
- (construction): Vernichtung
declension of Bau
- Bau in Duden online
Bau m (plural Bai)