Scheiße

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

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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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