-'sch

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See also: SCH, Sch., and -sch

German[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-'sch

  1. -ean, -ian, 's. (A suffix attached to names to produce eponymous adjectives. If this suffix is used, the noun generally remains capitalized. If -sch is used, the noun is generally not capitalized.)
    die Allen’sche Regel — Allen’s rule
    die Luther'sche Bibelübersetzung — Luther’s translation of the Bible (but die lutherische Kirche — the Lutheran church)

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This suffix inflects: die Boole’sche Algebra, der Boole’schen Algebra; ein Boole’scher Körper. See also -sch.

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