Schof

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Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scāf, from Proto-Germanic *skēpą. Cognate with German Schaf, Limburgish sjaop, Dutch schaap, West Frisian skiep, English sheep.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schof n (plural Schof, diminutive Schöfche or Schäfche)

  1. sheep

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • xoof (Wiesemann spelling system)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schof n (plural Schof, diminutive Schefche)

  1. sheep

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

e Schof — a sheep

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scāf, from Proto-Germanic *skēpą. Compare German Schaf, English sheep, Dutch schaap, West Frisian skiep.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schof n (plural Schof, diminutive Scheefchen)

  1. sheep

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German scāf, from Proto-Germanic *skēpą. Compare German Schaf, English sheep, Dutch schaap, West Frisian skiep.

Noun[edit]

Schof n (plural Schof)

  1. sheep