EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Bauer (farmer).

Proper nounEdit

Bauer

  1. A occupational surname of German origin.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Bauer is the 517th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 65,004 individuals. Bauer is most common among White (95.1%) individuals.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bauer

  1. A surname​.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaʊ̯ɐ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯ɐ

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German būre, gebūre, from Old High German būr, gibūr, gibūro, from Proto-Germanic *būraz. Compare English boor.

NounEdit

Bauer m (genitive Bauern, plural Bauern, diminutive Bäuerchen n or Bäuerlein n, female Bäuerin)

  1. farmer, peasant, boor (male or of unspecified sex)
  2. (chess) pawn
  3. (card games) jack, knave
Usage notesEdit
  • Bauer is a weak noun in the standard language, but is part of a group of nouns which have a clear tendency to be strong colloquially, so one will often hear dem Bauer instead of dem Bauern.
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Related termsEdit
Chess pieces in German · Schachfiguren, Schachsteine (layout · text)
           
König Dame, Königin Turm Läufer Springer, Pferd, Ross, Rössel Bauer

Proper nounEdit

Bauer ? (genitive Bauer)

  1. An occupational surname​.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German būr, from Old High German būr, from Proto-Germanic *būraz.

NounEdit

Bauer n or m (genitive Bauers, plural Bauer)

  1. (archaic or regional) birdcage
DeclensionEdit
Neuter gender
Masculine gender
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Etymology 3Edit

From bauen +‎ -er.

NounEdit

Bauer m (genitive Bauers, plural Bauer, female Bauerin)

  1. (almost exclusively in compounds) builder
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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German bū(w)āri; equivalent to bauen +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Bauer m (plural Baueren)

  1. farmer
  2. pawn (chess piece)

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Luxembourgish · Schachfiguren (Schach + Figuren) (layout · text)
           
Kinnek Damm Tuerm Leefer Sprénger Bauer

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Bauer, Dutch boer, English bower.

NounEdit

Bauer m (plural Bauer)

  1. farmer