Buch

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Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German būh.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Bouch (Moselle Franconian)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buch m ‎(plural Büch, diminutive Büchelche)

  1. (Ripuarian) belly; abdomen; stomach
    Wa’ mer nüß em Buch hät, ka’ mer net ärbeede, on wa’ mer jrad jäße hät, moss mer sich irsch ens henläje.
    When one has nothing in one’s stomach, one cannot work, and when one has just eaten, one must first lie down a bit.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German buoh.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Booch (Ripuarian; northern Moselle Franconian)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buch n ‎(plural Biecher, diminutive Biechelche)

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) book

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Compare Low German Book, Yiddish בוך ‎(bukh), Dutch boek, English book, Danish bog.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buːx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Buch
  • Homophone: Bug (substandard)

Noun[edit]

Buch n ‎(genitive Buchs or Buches, plural Bücher, diminutive Büchlein n or Büchelchen n)

  1. book
    • 2006, Kai Steiner, Schmetterlinge im Bauch (Junge Liebe, Band 8), Himmelstürmer Verlag, p.103:
      Eine Figur, wie sie im Buche steht, und sie erinnerte mich an Mark Spitz, als er seine Goldmedaillen einfuhr.

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External links[edit]

  • Buch in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German buoh, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buch n ‎(plural Bicher)

  1. book

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