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See also: duch and dúch

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Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German (*)duoh, northern variant of tuoh, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz. Cognate with German Tuch (cloth; towel), Dutch doek (cloth), Danish dug (cloth; tablecloth), English duck (canvas).

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NounEdit

Duch n (plural Diecher, diminutive Diechelche)

  1. (most dialects of Moselle Franconian) cloth

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German (*)duoh, northern variant of tuoh, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz. Cognate with German Tuch (cloth; towel), Dutch doek (cloth), Danish dug (cloth; tablecloth), English duck (canvas).

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NounEdit

Duch n (plural Dicher)

  1. cloth
  2. towel

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch duutsch and Middle Low German dütsch, düdesch, in turn from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz. Doublet of thedisch.

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AdjectiveEdit

Duch

  1. German, Dutch
  2. German, Low German, Dutch (languages)

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DescendantsEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German (*)duoh, northern variant of tuoh, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz. Cognate with German Tuch (cloth; towel), Dutch doek (cloth), Danish dug (cloth; tablecloth), English duck (canvas).

NounEdit

Duch n (plural Dicher)

  1. cloth, handkerchief

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From duch (ghost, spirit).

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Proper nounEdit

Duch m pers, f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.