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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German scado, from Proto-Germanic *skaþô. Confer Dutch schade, English scathe, Swedish skada.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɑː.d(ə)n/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schaden m (genitive Schadens, plural Schäden)

  1. damage; harm
    Das Auto hat einen Schaden.
    The car is damaged.
    Er hat seiner Frau nie Schaden zugefügt.
    He has never done any harm to his wife.
  2. (colloquial, informal) mental problem (in the sense of “crazy”)
    Der hat doch ’n Schaden.
    He must be out of his mind.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon skatho, from Proto-Germanic *skaþô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kēt- (damage, harm). Compare Dutch schade, English scathe, German Schaden.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɒːdən/, /sxaːðən/

NounEdit

Schaden m (plural Schadens)

  1. damage
  2. harm
  3. (en Schaden hebben) (colloquial, derogative): to be mentally deficient

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