Grube

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See also: grube and grübe

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʀuːbə/
  • Hyphenation: Gru‧be
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *grōbō (groove, furrow), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrebh- (to dig, scrape, bury). Cognate with English groove.

Noun[edit]

Grube f (genitive Grube, plural Gruben, diminutive Grübchen n)

  1. pit
  2. (mining) mine
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Grube n (genitive Grubes)

  1. A municipality in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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