Wuchs

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived in the 18th century from the verb wachsen (to grow), past tense wuchs, by analogy with similar ablaut formations.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vuːks/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /vʊks/ (regional variant, including parts of western Germany)
  • Homophone: wuchs

Noun[edit]

Wuchs m (genitive Wuchses, plural Wüchse)

  1. growth; growing
  2. form; shape; build (the way something has grown)

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