Ruhe

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See also: ruhe and rúhé

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ruo, ruowe, from Old High German ruowa (peace, quiet, rest), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō (calm, quiet, peace). Cognate with Old English , rōw (quietness, calm). More at roo.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Ruhe f

  1. quiet (absence of sound)
  2. rest, repose (in words like ruhen, Ruhestand, Ruhestörung)
    • Bist du bei mir
      Bist du bei mir, geh ich mit Freuden zum Sterben und zu meiner Ruh.
      If you are with me, then I will go gladly unto [my] death and to my rest.

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External links[edit]

  • Ruhe in Duden online