See also: buch, búch, and büch

Central FranconianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German būh.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Bouch (Moselle Franconian)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Buch m (plural Büch, diminutive Büchelche)

  1. (Ripuarian) belly; abdomen; stomach
    Wa’ mer nühs em Buch hät, ka’ mer net ärbeede, on wa’ mer jrad jäße hät, moss mer sich iersch ens henläje.
    When one has nothing in one’s stomach, one cannot work, and when one has just eaten, one must first lie down a bit.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Booch (Ripuarian; northern Moselle Franconian)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Biecher, diminutive Biechelche)

  1. (southern Moselle Franconian) book

GermanEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks. Cognate with English book.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buːχ/
  • Hyphenation: Buch
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Bug (substandard)
  • Rhymes: -uːx

NounEdit

Buch n (genitive Buches or Buchs, plural Bücher, diminutive Büchlein n or Büchelchen n)

  1. book (collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge; long work fit for publication)
    • 2006, Kai Steiner, Schmetterlinge im Bauch (Junge Liebe, Band 8), Himmelstürmer Verlag, p.103:
      Eine Figur, wie sie im Buche steht, und sie erinnerte mich an Mark Spitz, als er seine Goldmedaillen einfuhr.
  2. (accounting, usually in the plural) books (accounting records)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German būh.

NounEdit

Buch n (genitive Buches or Buchs, plural Bücher)

  1. (rare) omasum, the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    Synonyms: Buchmagen, Blättermagen, Psalter, Faltenmagen, Kalender, Löser

Etymology 3Edit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Buch n (genitive Buchs)

  1. A municipality of Vorarlberg, Austria
  2. A municipality of Bavaria, Germany
  3. either of two municipalities in the Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Further readingEdit


HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-West Germanic *bōk, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Bicher, diminutive Bichelche)

  1. book
    Was fer Buch dust-du lese?
    What book are you reading?

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh.

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Bicher, diminutive Bichelchen)

  1. book
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle High German buoc, from Old High German buog, from Proto-Germanic *bōguz.

NounEdit

Buch m (plural Bich)

  1. shoulder joint of an animal
Alternative formsEdit

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German buoch, from Old High German buoh. Compare German Buch, Dutch boek, English book.

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Bicher)

  1. book

Derived termsEdit