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See also: aue and auê


Alternative forms[edit]


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

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


Aue f (genitive Aue, plural Auen)

  1. A flat, wooded meadow by a river
    Neckarauen(please add an English translation of this usage example)

Etymology 2[edit]

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


Aue f (genitive Aue, plural Auen)

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

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