Zeche

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zeche, related to German zechen, Middle High German zechen, Old High German zehōn, Old English tēohhian, tiohhian (to arrange), intensive variants of German ziehen, Middle High German ziehen, Old High German ziohan, Old English tēon (to pull) from Proto-Germanic *teuhaną (to pull). Also Middle Low German teche.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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Zeche f (genitive Zeche, plural Zechen)

  1. mine, pit
    Die Zeche Alstaden war ein Steinkohlen-Bergwerk.
    The mine Alstaden was a coal pit.
  2. bill
    Die Zeche prellen.to dine and dash

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Zeche” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Zeche in Duden online