See also: Bauen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German būwen, from Old High German būan, from Proto-Germanic *būaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰúHt, the athematic root aorist of the root *bʰuH-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbaʊ̯ən]
  • (file)
  • (file)

VerbEdit

bauen (weak, third-person singular present baut, past tense baute, past participle gebaut, auxiliary haben)

  1. to build; to construct
    Antonym: vernichten
  2. to rely (on) [+ auf (object)]
  3. (slang) to roll a joint
    Baust du einen? Ich kann grad nicht mehr.
    Can you roll one? I just can't anymore.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Saterland Frisian: baue

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Further readingEdit

  • bauen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • bauen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • bauen” in Duden online
  • bauen” in OpenThesaurus.de

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German būan, from Proto-Germanic *būaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bauen (third-person singular present baut, past participle gebaut, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. to build

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive bauen
participle gebaut
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular bauen
2nd singular baus bau
3rd singular baut
1st plural bauen
2nd plural baut baut
3rd plural bauen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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