Scheiße

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schīze, from Proto-Germanic *skītaz, from Proto-Indo-European *skei-d- (to part). Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek σχιστός (skhistos) and English shit, Low Saxon Schiet, Dutch schijt, Frisian skyt, Swedish skit within Germanic.

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Noun[edit]

Scheiße f (genitive Scheiße, no plural)

  1. (vulgar) feces, shit
    Wo ich hintrete nur Scheiße!
  2. (vulgar, figuratively) something worthless, shit
    Das ist doch alles Scheiße!

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