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EtymologyEdit

From French alcôve (f.), from Spanish alcoba, from Arabic القبَة‎. The later final -n and masculine gender in German through association with unrelated Middle Low German koven (“stable, shed, nook”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈkoːvən/
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NounEdit

Alkoven m (genitive Alkovens, plural Alkoven)

  1. alcove, particularly: a bed built or let into the wall

Proper nounEdit

Alkoven n (genitive Alkovens)

  1. A municipality in Upper Austria, Austria.