Schuh

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schuo, levelled variant of schuoch (inflected schuo(h)-), from Old High German scuoh (shoe), from Proto-West Germanic *skōh. More at shoe.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. shoe

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Schuhe. The unchanged form Schuh is common in the vernacular, chiefly in the southern half of the language area, but in compounds also in the north.

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Further reading[edit]

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schuoch, from Old High German scuoh, from Proto-West Germanic *skōh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schuh m (plural Schuh, diminutive Schuhche)

  1. shoe

Further reading[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schuoch, from Old High German scuoh, from Proto-West Germanic *skōh. Compare German Schuh, Dutch schoen, English shoe.

Noun[edit]

Schuh m (plural Schuh)

  1. shoe