Dusche

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French douche, from Italian doccia. The word became much more common after World War II, as the native German word for a shower, Brausebad, had developed bad connotations.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈduːʃə/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈdʊʃə/ (some speakers, perhaps dated)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dusche f (genitive Dusche, plural Duschen)

  1. a shower
    • Carolin Eckhardt, “7 Julia 日本のどこがお好きっ? [7: Julia, What Place in Japan Do You Like?]”, in 奥さま Guten(グーテン) Tag(ターク)![1] (fiction), Tokyo: Shueisha:
      Oh jeh! Sieht aus, als brauche ich erstmal eine Dusche
      Oh dear! Looks like I need a shower first…

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Descendants[edit]

  • Hungarian: tus

Further reading[edit]

  • Dusche” in Duden online
  • Dusche” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache