GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German āne (without), from Old High German āna, ānu, āno (without), from Proto-Germanic *ēnu, *ēnō (without), from Proto-Indo-European *anew, *enew (without). Cognate with Old Saxon āno (without), Old Frisian ōni (without), Old Norse án, ón (without), Ancient Greek ἄνευ (áneu, without), Gothic 𐌹𐌽𐌿 (inu, without). The Gothic word stems from Proto-Germanic *inō, the other cognates stem from Proto-Germanic *ēnō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoːnə/
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PrepositionEdit

ohne

  1. (+accusative) without

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AdverbEdit

ohne

  1. without
    Ich mag Fußball, aber ich kann auch ohne leben.
    I like soccer, but I could live without.

Usage notesEdit

This use as an adverb is standard usage but generally avoided in (very) formal style.


HunsrikEdit

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PrepositionEdit

ohne

  1. (+accusative) without
    Ohne Rehn kannd-ma’s net planze.
    Without rain you can not plant it.
    Das Esse ist ohne Salz.
    The food is without salt.
    Ich wolld blos en Nacht ohne das Barullie.
    I only wanted one night without noise.

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