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Alternative formsEdit

  • Leu (archaic; poetic)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German lewe, from Old High German leo (both with variants), from Latin leō. The prevalent form in early modern German was Leu with regular development of -ew- into the diphthong -eu- (compare freuen from Old High German frewan). The pronunciation with a labial consonant is originally chiefly Central German.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈløːvə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Löwe m (genitive Löwen, plural Löwen, diminutive Löwchen n, female Löwin)

  1. lion
  2. (heraldry) lion, as used on a coat of arms
  3. (astronomy, astrology) Leo

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