- Käs (now regional, colloquial)
From Old High German chāsi, from West Germanic or late Proto-Germanic *kāsijaz, borrowed from Latin cāseus. Cognate via West Germanic with Low German Kees, Dutch kaas, West Frisian tsiis, and English cheese.
- IPA(key): /kɛːzə/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
- IPA(key): /keːzə/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
Käse m (genitive Käses, plural Käse)
- Käse is an irregular noun as it is the only masculine in -e (other than "Name" and ignoring those with -ee such as Schnee and foreign words with a silent -e like Service) that does not follow the weak declension.
Declension of Käse
- Käse in Duden online