Haut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūt, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keu-.

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Haut f (genitive Haut, plural Häute, diminutive Häutchen n)

  1. skin, hide of a person, animal or (part of a) plant
    • 1924, Thomas Mann, Der Zauberberg (Berlin: S. Fischer, 1929), p. 346:
      "Von der Haut? Interessieren Sie sich für Physiologie?"
      About the skin? You're interested in physiology?
  2. (by extension, metonymically) a creature, especially a person
    brave Haut
    brave person
  3. skin (membrane found on the surface of an object, like a sausage)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Haut in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German hūt, from Proto-Germanic *hūdiz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keu-.

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Noun[edit]

Haut f (plural Hait)

  1. skin

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Haut, Dutch huid, English hide.

Noun[edit]

Haut f (plural Heit)

  1. skin, hide
  2. cuticle
  3. membrane
  4. film