Rabe

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See also: rabe and råbe

German[edit]

Ein Rabe

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German rabe, from Old High German rabo, from Proto-West Germanic *hrabō, from Proto-Germanic *hrabô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱorh₂-. See also Proto-Germanic *hrabnaz.

Compare Low German Raav, Dutch raaf, West Frisian, English raven, Danish ravn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁaːbə/
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Noun[edit]

Rabe m (weak, genitive Raben, plural Raben, diminutive Räbchen n or Räblein n, feminine (for the animal) Räbin)

  1. raven
  2. (astronomy) the constellation Corvus

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