Bau

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See also: bau and bầu

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German . The plural form Bauten is that of the related German Low German word būte ‎(building), from Middle Low German būwete. The singular Baute did not catch on in standard German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bau m ‎(genitive Baus or Baues, plural Bauten or Baue)

  1. building, construction
  2. building site, construction site
  3. burrow (of an animal)
  4. (colloquial) prison, jail

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural Bauten is used in sense 1, meaning "buildings". Otherwise the plural Baue is used.

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External links[edit]

  • Bau in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Bau m (plural Bai)

  1. building
  2. building site