Tuch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German tuoch, from Old High German tuoh, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz (cloth). Compare Dutch doek (cloth, canvas). More at duck, dook.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tuːx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Tuch

Noun[edit]

Tuch n (genitive Tuchs or Tuches, plural Tücher or Tuche)

  1. cloth; piece of fabric or tissue of any kind: scarf, kerchief, blanket, towel, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Tücher. The form Tuche is somewhat literary and is used in a collective sense, especially referring to different kinds of cloths as a whole (“fabrics, soft goods”).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Tuch in Duden online