Gaumen

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gaume, from Old High German goumo, from Proto-Germanic *gaumô, alternative form of *gōmô (whence Old High German guomo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaʊ̯mən/, [ˈɡaʊ̯mən], [ˈɡaʊ̯mm̩]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Gau‧men

Noun[edit]

Gaumen m (strong, genitive Gaumens, plural Gaumen)

  1. palate (roof of the mouth)
  2. (figuratively) the sense of taste
    Synonyms: Geschmack, Geschmackssinn
  3. (obsolete) oral cavity
    Synonym: Mundhöhle

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Further reading[edit]

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