See also: sau, Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, său, s-au, and sa'u

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sau (sow, female pig). Compare hunde-, from Hund (dog).

PronunciationEdit

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PrefixEdit

sau-

  1. (slang) Intensifies nouns and adjectives.
    sau- + ‎teuer (expensive) → ‎sauteuer (very expensive)
    sau- + ‎geil (cool, awesome) → ‎saugeil (very cool)
  2. (slang, derogatory) Creates disparaging or pejorative forms of nouns.
    sau- + ‎Wetter (weather) → ‎Sauwetter (terrible weather)
    sau- + ‎Arbeit (work) → ‎Sauarbeit (unpleasant work)

Derived termsEdit