הענטשקע

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hentsche, contraction of hantschuoch, from hant (whence האַנט (hant, hand)) + schuoch (whence שוך (shukh, shoe)). Compare the same in Luxembourgish Händsch, Middle Dutch hansche. See also uncontracted German Handschuh, modern Dutch handschoen.

Noun[edit]

הענטשקע (hentshkef, plural הענטשקעס (hentshkes)

  1. glove (item of clothing)