Buch

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See also: buch, búch, and büch

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 nühs em Buch hät, ka’ mer net ärbeede, on wa’ mer jrad jäße hät, moss mer sich iersch 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 Middle High German buoch, 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]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Cognate with English book.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /buːχ/
  • Hyphenation: Buch
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Bug (substandard)
  • Rhymes: -uːx

Noun[edit]

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

  1. book (collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge; long work fit for publication)
    • 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.
  2. (accounting, usually in the plural) books (accounting records)
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German būh.

Noun[edit]

Buch n (genitive Buches or Buchs, plural Bücher)

  1. (rare) omasum, the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    Synonyms: Buchmagen, Blättermagen, Psalter, Faltenmagen, Kalender, Löser

Etymology 3[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Buch n (genitive Buchs)

  1. A municipality of Vorarlberg, Austria
  2. A municipality of Bavaria, Germany
  3. either of two municipalities in the Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buch n (plural Bicher, diminutive Bichelche)

  1. book
    Was fer Buch dust-du lese?
    What book are you reading?

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh.

Noun[edit]

Buch n (plural Bicher, diminutive Bichelchen)

  1. book
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German buoc, from Old High German buog, from Proto-Germanic *bōguz.

Noun[edit]

Buch m (plural Bich)

  1. shoulder joint of an animal
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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh. Compare German Buch, Dutch boek, English book.

Noun[edit]

Buch n (plural Bicher)

  1. book

Derived terms[edit]