Buche

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See also: buche and bûche

German[edit]

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Buchen in einem dichten Wald. — Beeches in a dense forest. (1)
Laminat aus Buchenholz — laminate made of beech wood (2)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German buoche, from Old High German buohha, from Proto-Germanic *bōkō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos. Cognate with Old Norse bók, whence Swedish bok. From Germanic *bōkō is derived *bōkijǭ, whence Dutch beuk, English beech. Further Indo-European cognates include Latin fāgus, Greek φηγός ‎(phēgós, oak), Russian бук ‎(buk) and Lithuanian bukas. More at Buch.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːxə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Bu‧che

Noun[edit]

Buche f ‎(genitive Buche, plural Buchen)

  1. (countable) A beech (Fagus); the common tree
  2. (uncountable) beech; the wood of the tree

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːxə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Bu‧che

Noun[edit]

Buche n

  1. (archaic) dative singular of Buch

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