Ehe

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See also: ehe and èhʻè

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ē, ēwe, from Old High German ēwa, from Proto-West Germanic *aiw, from Proto-Germanic *aiwǭ, *aiwaz (law, custom).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeːə/, [ˈʔeːə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Ehe f (genitive Ehe, plural Ehen)

  1. marriage (state of being married; life as a married couple)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Ehe” in Duden online
  • Ehe” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *aiw (sense 2)

Noun[edit]

Ehe f (plural Ehen)

  1. marriage