Ochse

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Ochs (regional or poetic)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German ohso, from Proto-West Germanic *ohsō, from Proto-Germanic *uhsô, from Proto-Indo-European *uksḗn. Cognate with Dutch os, West Frisian okse, Saterland Frisian Okse, Low German Oss, Plautdietsch Oss, Yiddish אָקס (oks). Icelandic oxi and uxi, Faroese oksi, Norwegian okse, Swedish oxe, Danish okse, and English ox

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔk.sə/
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Noun[edit]

Ochse m (genitive Ochsen, plural Ochsen, diminutive Öchslein n or Öchschen n)

  1. ox (castrated bull; castrated male bovine animal)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Luxembourgish: Ochs

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Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ochse m

  1. plural of Ochs