Scham

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From Old High German scama, from Proto-Germanic *skamō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European. Compare Dutch schaamte, English shame, Danish skam.

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Scham f (genitive Scham, no plural)

  1. shame, shamefacedness (not in the sense of disgrace)
  2. (dated, except in compounds) pubic region including the sexual organs

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