raus

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of heraus (out here).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

raus

  1. (colloquial) out, out of there, outta there
    Er kommt jetzt raus. -- He's coming outside now.
  2. (colloquial) out, out of here, outta here
    Er geht raus zu den andern. -- He's going outside to the other people.

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike the standard language, colloquial German does not distinguish the meanings of hinaus ("out of here, away from the speaker") and heraus ("out of there, out towards the speaker"). Raus is used for both meanings.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

raus!

  1. (colloquial) get out!

External links[edit]

  • raus in Duden online

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

raus

  1. Romanization of 𐍂𐌰𐌿𐍃

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hraustr (brave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

raus (masculine raus; feminine raus; neuter raust; plural rause; comparative rausere; superlative rausest)

  1. munificent, charitable

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