Stövchen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of German Low German Stoof, Stove, from Middle Low German stōve, which is the same word as Stube (heated room, living room). The Low German word can also mean “oven; hearth” in some dialects. Compare Dutch stoof (foot warmer; oven), English stove.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Stövchen n (genitive Stövchens, plural Stövchen)

  1. teapot warmer (device to warm a teapot, usually by means of a tealight)

Declension[edit]