Hemmschuh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hemmen (to inhibit, to obstruct) +‎ Schuh (shoe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhɛmˌʃuː]
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  • Hyphenation: Hemm‧schuh

Noun[edit]

Hemmschuh m (genitive Hemmschuhs or Hemmschuhes, plural Hemmschuhe)

  1. brake shoe
  2. (by extension) hindrance

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