Taube

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German[edit]

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A Collared Dove

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʊ̯.bə/, [ˈtʰaʊ̯.bə]
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  • Hyphenation: Tau‧be

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German tūbe, from Old High German tūba, from Proto-Germanic *dūbǭ. Compare German Low German Duuv, Dutch duif, English dove, Danish due, Swedish duva.

Noun[edit]

Taube f (genitive Taube, plural Tauben, diminutive Täubchen n)

  1. (male or female) dove, pigeon
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Etymology 2[edit]

Substantivization of taub (deaf).

Noun[edit]

Taube f (genitive Tauber, plural Tauben)

  1. A deaf woman or girl.