Aue

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See also: aue and auê

German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /aʊ̯ə/
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Etymology 1[edit]

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From Middle High German ouwe (terrain, landscape by water, in water; island), from Old High German ouwa, from Proto-West Germanic *auwju (floodplain, meadow; island), from Proto-Germanic *awjō, from earlier *agwjō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ékʷeh₂ (water). Compare with Old Frisian ei, Swedish ö, Danish ø, Old Norse ey; also related to the modern German suffix -ach.

Noun[edit]

Aue f (genitive Aue, plural Auen)

  1. A flat, wooded meadow by a river
    Neckarauen(River) Neckar Meadows [a placename]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German ouwi, from Proto-West Germanic *awi, from Proto-Germanic *awiz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis. Cognate with Dutch ooi, English ewe, Latin ovis, Ancient Greek ὄϊς (óïs), Sanskrit अवि (ávi).

Noun[edit]

Aue f (genitive Aue, plural Auen)

  1. (dialectal, otherwise obsolete) ewe (female sheep)
    Synonyms: Schaf, Mutterschaf, Zibbe

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Aue n

  1. plural of Au