Schaf

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from German Schaf, or else influenced by it. Schooff, which was inherited.

Noun[edit]

Schaf n

  1. (Uri, rare) sheep

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de
Ein Schaf

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scāf, from Proto-Germanic *skēpą, akin to Luxembourgish Schof, German Low German Schaap, Dutch schaap, Afrikaans skaap, English sheep, and West Frisian skiep. See sheep for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑːf/
  • Rhymes: -aːf
  • (file)
  • Homophone: scharf (some dialects)

Noun[edit]

Schaf n (genitive Schafs or Schafes, plural Schafe, diminutive Schäfchen n or Schäflein n)

  1. sheep
    Schafwollesheep's wool
    ein Schaf scherento shear a sheep

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Descendants[edit]

  • Alemannic German: Schaf

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schaf, from Old High German scaf. Cognate with regional German Schaff (tub, vat; cupboard).

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Noun[edit]

Schaf m (plural Schief)

  1. wardrobe
  2. cupboard

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