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.
- 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).
declension of Schuh
- Schuh in Duden online