Buedem

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German bodam, from Proto-Germanic *butmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰmḗn. Cognate with German Boden, Dutch bodem, English bottom, Icelandic botn, Swedish botten. The (partial) synonym Fong is also derived from the same Indo-European root, but was re-borrowed into Luxembourgish from French (via Latin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Buedem m (plural Biedem)

  1. (uncountable) earth, soil
  2. (countable) floor
  3. (countable) bottom (of a container)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bottom of a container): Fong