Mauer

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mūra, from Latin mūrus(wall). Related to English mure.

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Noun[edit]

Mauer f ‎(genitive Mauer, plural Mauern, diminutive Mäuerchen n)

  1. a wall, usually one made of stone or concrete

Usage notes[edit]

  • See Wand for notes on the distinction between Mauer and this widely synonymous word.

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Proper noun[edit]

Mauer f ‎(genitive Mauer)

  1. (short for Berliner Mauer, always with definite article) the Berlin Wall
    Die Mauer muss weg!
    The Wall must fall!

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Mauer f ‎(plural Maueren)

  1. wall