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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stube, from Old High German stuba, from Proto-Germanic *stubō (room, sitting room, oven). Cognate with German Low German Stuäwe (dative Stuäwe, Stuäwen, plural Stuäwen), Stuowe (dative Stuowen) (Paderbornisch), Dutch stoof, East Central German schduub (Erzgebirgisch). Further origin uncertain. See stove for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtuːbə/
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NounEdit

Stube f (genitive Stube, plural Stuben, diminutive Stübchen n or Stüblein n)

  1. (regional) living room
    Synonym: Wohnzimmer
  2. room (room used for a special purpose; the term is often found in compounds with somewhat old-fashioned character)
  3. parlour (a room used chiefly for representation purposes; often called gute Stube or the like)
  4. (historical) the heated part of a traditional farmhouse (as opposed to stables, kitchen, etc.)
  5. (military) bedroom in a barracks

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