Kuef

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kaf, from Old High German kaf. Cognate with German Kaff, English chaff, Dutch kaf, West Frisian tsjêf.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kuef m (uncountable)

  1. chaff
    • Luxembourgish translation of Matthew 3:12:
      Elo schonn huet hien d'Schëpp an der Hand, mat där mécht hien säin Denn propper a sammelt säi Weess an der Scheier. D'Kuef awer verbrennt hien an engem Feier, dat ni ausgeet.
      Already he has the winnowing shovel in his hand, with which he will make his thrashing floor clean and gather his wheat into the barn. The chaff, however, he will burn in a fire that never goes out.