Huf

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German huof, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz, cognate with Dutch and West Frisian hoef, English hoof, Danish and Swedish hov, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós. Non-Germanic cognates include Russian копыто (kopýto) and Sanskrit शफ (śapháḥ).

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Noun[edit]

Huf m (genitive Hufs or Hufes, plural Hufe)

  1. hoof, the solid toe of an ungulate animal such as of horses and oxen.
  2. (colloquial) the human foot, mostly used in phrases.
    Schwing die Hufe! - Haul you ass! (literally: Swing the hoof! )

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External links[edit]

  • Huf in Duden online