-'sch

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See also: SCH, -sch, sch., and Sch.

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of -isch

Suffix[edit]

-'sch

  1. A suffix attached to names to produce eponymous adjectives: -ean, -ian, 's
    die Allen’sche RegelAllen’s rule
    in der Luther’schen Bibelübersetzungin Luther’s translation of the Bible

Usage notes[edit]

  • Words in -'sch inflect like adjectives.
  • When the apostrophe is used, the name generally remains capitalised. With the alternative spelling -sch it may sometimes be lowercased. See there.

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