Schlittschuh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally in the obsolete form of Schrittschuh ‎(“step shoe, pace shoe”), from Schritt +‎ Schuh, an old compound already attested in Old High German scritescuouh. Remodelled in modern German by association with Schlitten ‎(sleigh).

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Schlittschuh m ‎(genitive Schlittschuhs or Schlittschuhes, plural Schlittschuhe or Schlittschuh)

  1. ice skate

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Schlittschuhe. The unchanged plural Schlittschuh is common in the vernacular.

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