Zehe

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German zēhe, from Old High German zēha, from Proto-West Germanic *taihā, from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ (toe), from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to point out). Compare Dutch teen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡seːə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Zehe f (genitive Zehe, plural Zehen)

  1. clove (of garlic and similar plants)
  2. (regional) Alternative form of Zeh (toe)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Zehe as meaning “toe” is universally understood, but fairly rare in most regions. The form is common in Saxony (and bordering parts of East Central Germany) as well as parts of Austria.[1]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Zehe in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Zehe f

  1. plural of Zeh

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Zehe, Dutch teen, English toe.

Noun[edit]

Zehe m (plural Zehe)

  1. toe