Ofen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *uhnaz (compare Dutch oven, Low German Aven, West Frisian ûne, English oven, Danish ovn, Swedish ugn, Icelandic ofn, Gothic auhns), probably from a Proto-Indo-European *aukw- ‎(cooking pot), *Hukʷ-, *ukwnos (compare Sanskrit उखा ‎(ukhā), Old Armenian ակութ ‎(akutʿ), Albanian anë, Latin aulla, olla, Ancient Greek ἰπνός ‎(ipnós)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːfən/, [ˈoːfən], [ˈoːfn̩]
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Noun[edit]

Ofen m ‎(genitive Ofens, plural Öfen, diminutive Öfchen n or Öflein n)

  1. oven
  2. stove
  3. furnace

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Proper noun[edit]

Ofen n ‎(genitive Ofens)

  1. Buda, the western part of the Hungarian capital Budapest.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Buda (more common, at least outside Austria)

External links[edit]

  • Ofen in Duden online