Schuh

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schuo, from Old High German scuoh (shoe), from Proto-Germanic *skōhaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *skewk-, from *(s)kew- (to cover). Cognate with Low German Schoh, Dutch schoen, English shoe, West Frisian skoech, Danish sko. More at shoe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃuː/
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schuh m (genitive Schuhes or Schuhs, plural Schuhe or Schuh, diminutive Schühchen n)

  1. shoe

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Schuhe.
  • The unchanged plural Schuh is common in the vernacular, particularly in the southern half of the language area but also to some degree in the north (chiefly in compounds).

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Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schuh m (plural Schuh, diminutive Schuhche)

  1. shoe

Further reading[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Schuh, Dutch schoen, English shoe.

Noun[edit]

Schuh m (plural Schuh)

  1. shoe