Bube

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Compare regional German Bub, Pennsylvania German Bub, and English bub. Also note English bubba, West Frisian bobbe, dialectal Swedish babbe ("little boy"), Dutch boef ("mischievous boy, rascal") and Icelandic bófi ("crook, bandit").

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Bube m (genitive Buben, plural Buben)

  1. boy, lad (Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
  2. rogue
  3. A playing card marked with the figure of a servant or soldier; a jack.

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  • Bube in Duden online