Schnee

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Alemannic German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German snê, from Old High German snēo, from Proto-West Germanic *snaiw.

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Noun[edit]

Schnee m (plural Schnee, diminutive Schneeli or Schneewli)

  1. snow

German[edit]

Schnee in Finnland (1)
Schnee (2)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German snê, from Old High German snēo, from Proto-West Germanic *snaiw.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃneː/
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Schnee

Noun[edit]

Schnee m (strong, genitive Schnees, no plural)

  1. (uncountable, meteorology) snow
    Der Schnee schmilzt wegen des heißen Wetters.
    The snow is melting because of the hot weather.
  2. (uncountable, figuratively) snow (static on TV set etc.)
  3. (uncountable, slang) cocaine

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer, editor (1993), “Schnee”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen (in German), 2nd edition, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • Schnee” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Schnee” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Schnee” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Schnee on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik[edit]

Schnee in Brasil

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German snê, from Old High German snēo, from Proto-West Germanic *snaiw.

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Noun[edit]

Schnee m

  1. snow

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German snê, from Old High German snēo, from Proto-West Germanic *snaiw.

Noun[edit]

Schnee m

  1. snow

Plautdietsch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German snê, from Old Saxon snēo, from Proto-West Germanic *snaiw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schnee m

  1. snow