Schloss

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See also: schloss, schloß, and Schloß

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Schloss.

Proper noun[edit]

Schloss (plural Schlosses)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Schloss is the 14349th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2085 individuals. Schloss is most common among White (89.64%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Schloss.

Noun[edit]

Schloss n (plural Schlösser)

  1. castle
  2. lock

German[edit]

Ein Schloss

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German slōz, from Old High German sloz, ablaut to the verb schließen. Cognate with Dutch slot (lock) and English slot.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃlɔs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schloss n (genitive Schlosses, plural Schlösser, diminutive Schlösschen n or Schlösslein n)

  1. lock
    hinter Schloss und Riegelin prison
  2. castle (château, palace, not fortified)

Declension[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

lock
castle

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Schloss” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Schloss” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schloss n (plural Schlesser)

  1. lock

Further reading[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Schloss, Dutch slot, English slot.

Noun[edit]

Schloss n (plural Schlesser)

  1. lock