-büren

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon, from the dative plural of a derivative (*būriją?) of Proto-Germanic *būraz (dwelling). Cognate with Dutch -buren and perhaps English byre (barn). Also related with dated German Bauer (cage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbyːʁən/ (generally stressed)

Suffix[edit]

-büren

  1. place name suffix found in northern Germany

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