Hose

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See also: hose, hōse, and hőse

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hose, from Old High German hosa, from Proto-Germanic *husǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoːzə/
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Noun[edit]

Hose f (genitive Hose, plural Hosen, diminutive Höschen n or Höslein n)

  1. trousers

Usage notes[edit]

  • In contemporary usage, the plural Hosen is typically used only for several pairs of trousers. However, it may also be used interchangeably with the singular. Thus, er trägt eine blaue Hose (“he’s wearing blue trousers”), or dated, er trägt blaue Hosen.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Hose in Duden online