Schatz

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scaz, from Proto-Germanic *skattaz (cattle, treasure), from Proto-Indo-European *skat- (to jump, hop, splash out). Cognate with Old Norse skattr (Danish skat, Old Norse skatt, Swedish skatt), Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐍄𐍄𐍃 (skatts), Old English sceatt, Dutch schat.

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Noun[edit]

Schatz m (genitive Schatzes, plural Schätze, diminutive Schätzchen n)

  1. treasure
  2. darling, sweetheart

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scaz, from Proto-Germanic *skattaz (cattle, treasure), from Proto-Indo-European *skat- (to jump, hop, splash out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schatz m (plural Schätz)

  1. treasure

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare German Schatz, Dutch schat.

Noun[edit]

Schatz m (plural Schatz)

  1. treasure
  2. sweetheart, darling

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare German Schürze, Dutch schort, English shirt.

Noun[edit]

Schatz m (plural Schatz)

  1. apron