Schaf

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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. For more, see sheep.

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

  1. sheep
    Schafwollesheep's wool
    ein Schaf scheren — to shear a sheep

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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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Schaf m (plural Schief)

  1. wardrobe
  2. cupboard

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