Woch

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wohha, alteration of earlier wehha. The Moselle Franconian form is actually based on *wuhha (compare the Luxembourgish entry below), whereas the Ripuarian form is a relatively recent borrowing form standard German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɔx/ (chiefly Ripuarian)
  • IPA(key): /ʋox/ (most of Moselle Franconian)

Noun[edit]

Woch f (plural Woche, diminutive Wöchelche)

  1. (most dialects) week

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wohha, alteration of earlier wehha. The underlying vocalism, however, in Luxembourgish as well as in most of Moselle Franconian and many other south-western German dialects is Old High German *wuhha (whether this is indeed an old variant or a later development).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Woch f (plural Wochen)

  1. week

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Woche, Dutch week, English week.

Noun[edit]

Woch f (plural Woche)

  1. week

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From personal names beginning with Wo-, e.g. Wojciech.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Woch m pers, f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.