kauen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kiuwan, from Proto-Germanic *kewwaną, (compare Low German käwwen, Dutch kauwen, West Frisian kôgje, English chew), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵyewh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaʊ̯ən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kau‧en

Verb[edit]

kauen ‎(third-person singular simple present kaut, past tense kaute, past participle gekaut, auxiliary haben)

  1. to chew

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