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Vieh

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vihe, from Old High German fihu, Proto-Germanic *fehu, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock, domestic animals), cognate to Low German Veeh, Dutch vee, English fee, Danish .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Vieh n (genitive Viehs or Viehes, no plural)

  1. (uncountable) cattle
  2. (countable) Derogatory term for a non-human being. Similar to the English usage of thing, when applied to living creatures.

External linksEdit

  • Vieh in Duden online