- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɑˈːkən/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈɑˈ.kən/, /ˈɑ.xən/
- Hyphenation: Aa‧chen
From Middle High German Ache, from Old High German Ahha, from Latin aquae (“waters, i.e. sources”), referring to the sacred springs associated with the Celtic god Granus. Cognate with Old High German aha (“water”), from Proto-Germanic *ahwō.
Aachen n (genitive Aachens)
- the German city of Aachen