YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hentsche, contraction of hantschuoch, from hant (whence האַנט (hant, hand)) + schuoch (whence שוך (shukh, shoe)). Compare the same in Luxembourgish Händsch, Middle Dutch hansche. See also uncontracted German Handschuh, modern Dutch handschoen.

NounEdit

הענטשקע (hentshkef, plural הענטשקעס (hentshkes)

  1. glove (item of clothing)