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See also: boden and Böden

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Proper nounEdit

Boden

  1. An English surname common in Shropshire and the West Midlands area of central England.
  2. A town in northern Sweden.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German boden, bodem, from Old High German bodam, from Proto-Germanic *budm-, a variant of *butmaz (whence English bottom, which see for more), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰudʰ-, *bʰudʰmḗn. Cognate with English bottom, Dutch bodem.

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Boden m (genitive Bodens, plural Böden)

  1. (uncountable) ground, soil
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 28/2010, page 70:
      Die erste Staatspleite auf europäischem Boden seit Jahrzehnten konnte nur verhindert werden, weil die übrigen Länder der Euro-Zone dem strauchelnden Mitglied mit Milliarden-Krediten beisprangen.
      The first state bankruptcy on European soil since decades could only be avoided because the remaining countries of the euro zone came to the stumbling member's assistance with billions in credit.
  2. (uncountable) sea bottom (typically called Meeresboden)
  3. (countable) any defined type of soil
  4. (countable) floor
  5. (countable) attic, garret, loft
  6. (countable, colloquial) flooring, floor cover (often used in this sense in compound nouns: Teppichboden, Parkettboden)

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Boden

  1. Boden, a town in northern Sweden