aus

Meanings

1.
off
(inactive)
Value:
Opposite: an
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2.
out of, from, out of
(For locations you can enter, including geographical things like cities, countries or regions. Goes with Dative.)
Value:
Opposite: in
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3.
out of, from, of
(Same idea of "origin" but for material something is made of. And also in a figurative sense for the "origin" of a deed ("aus Langeweile", "aus Ärger",...))
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German Prepositions Explained - "aus"

Vocab:

aus, raus, ausgehen, ausmachen, ausfallen, aussehen, ausziehen, ausstellen


The German prefix "aus" (and other words for "out")

Vocab:

aus, ausmachen, ausgehen, ausfallen, raus, draußen, außen, außer, äußerlich, äußern, veräußern


Word Family

Root: *uidh-

The core idea of this root was:

up, outward, away

It’s the origin of English out as well as German aus and the prefixes ur- and er-.

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