Taufe

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German toufe, from Old High German toufī, from Proto-Germanic *daupīniz (dipping, immersion). Upper German form with lack of umlaut before a labial; reinforced probably by the fact that the Central German variants clashed with Teufe, older form of Tiefe (depth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʊ̯fə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Taufe f (genitive Taufe, plural Taufen)

  1. baptism

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Further reading[edit]

  • Taufe” in Duden online