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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German dach, from Old High German dah, from Proto-Germanic *þaką; compare German Low German Dack, Dutch dak, English thack, thatch, Danish tag. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *teg-, and akin to Latin toga (garment) and Ancient Greek στέγος (stégos, roof).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dax/, [däχ]
  • Rhymes: -aχ
  • (file)

NounEdit

Dach n (genitive Daches or Dachs, plural Dächer, diminutive Dächlein n or Dächel n or Dächelchen n or Dächerchen n)

  1. roof
  2. (informal) circumflex

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Proper nounEdit

Dach m or f (genitive Dachs)

  1. A surname​.

Further readingEdit

  • Dach in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German dah, from Proto-Germanic *þaką.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dach m (plural Decher, diminutive Dechelche)

  1. roof
    De Dach is foll Reif.
    The roof is full of frost.

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Dach, Dutch dak, English thatch.

NounEdit

Dach n (plural Decher)

  1. roof

PlautdietschEdit

NounEdit

Dach m (plural Doag)

  1. day

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