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Schuh

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German scuoh (shoe) Proto-Germanic *skōhaz, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *skeuk-, from *(s)keu- (to cover). Cognate with Low German Schoh, Dutch schoen, English shoe, West Frisian skoech, Danish sko. More at shoe.

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NounEdit

Schuh m (genitive Schuhs or Schuhes, plural Schuhe or Schuh)

  1. shoe

Usage notesEdit

  • The normal plural is Schuhe.
  • The unchanged plural Schuh is common in the vernacular, particularly in the southern half of the language area but also to some degree in the north (chiefly in compounds).

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