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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 nüß em Buch hät, ka’ mer net ärbeede, on wa’ mer jrad jäße hät, moss mer sich irsch 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 Old High German buoh, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

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 būch, buoch, from Old High German buoh, from Proto-Germanic *bōks, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (“beech”). Cognate with English book.

PronunciationEdit

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

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)
  3. (rare) omasum, the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
    Synonyms: Buchmagen, Blättermagen, Psalter, Faltenmagen, Kalender, Löser
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Buch n (genitive Buchs)

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

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HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German buoh, from Proto-Germanic *bōks.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Bicher, diminutive Bichelchen)

  1. book

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

Buch n (plural Bicher)

  1. book

Derived termsEdit