chleuh

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • schleu, schleuh (Germanized variant forms, used when the word means "German")

Etymology[edit]

Arabic تشلحيت. Among the French military in Africa it came to mean "one who couldn't speak French" and was then applied to the Germans during the Second World War.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chleuh m (plural chleuhs, feminine chleuhe)

  1. (uncountable) Tashelhit; one of the Berber languages
  2. (countable, pejorative, ethnic slur) a German

Adjective[edit]

chleuh m (feminine chleuhe, masculine plural chleuhs, feminine plural chleuhes)

  1. Tashelhit
  2. (pejorative) German

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